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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telos_(philosophy)

A telos is an end or purpose, in a fairly constrained sense used by philosophers such as Aristotle. It is the root of the term "teleology", roughly the study of ...

www.quora.com/What-is-the-purpose-of-philosophy-2

What should we tell people who are skeptical of philosophy? "Whenever I read ... Here's the best definition of Philosophy I've ever read: The point of philosophy, ...

press.princeton.edu/chapters/s10113.pdf

The Purpose of Philosophy. What is the subject matter of philosophy? There is no universally accepted answer to this question. Opinions differ, from those who ...

sourcesofinsight.com/the-real-purpose-of-philosophy

Oct 27, 2013 ... “Knowledge is knowing what to do. Wisdom is doing what you know.” – Proverb. How can we use philosophy and wisdom to “live better”?

onphilosophy.wordpress.com/2008/03/28/the-purpose-of-philosophy

Mar 28, 2008 ... And as philosophy is an activity that persists we can thus ask what the purpose of philosophy is, and what interests it serves, and expect an ...

philosophynow.org/issues/24/Meaning_and_Purpose

From about 1300 A.D. the English word 'meaning' has had two meanings: (1) ' purpose' or 'intention' and (2) that of word meaning. The second seems to have ...

dailynous.com/2014/09/08/the-purpose-of-philosophy-class

Sep 8, 2014 ... It is not the purpose of a Philosophy class to transmit information or inculcate skills, however useful that may be. It is to introduce students to the ...

opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/01/25/philosophy-whats-the-use

Jan 25, 2012 ... Almost every article that appears in The Stone provokes some comments from readers challenging the very idea that philosophy has anything ...

www.jstor.org/stable/184457

The Purpose of Philosophy. BY. ARTHUR LAPAN. HE question of the character, function and possibility of philosophy can best be considered through an ...

www.csi.edu/aboutCSI/philosophy_purposes.asp

Philosophy and Purposes. Philosophy. The College of Southern Idaho recognizes all individuals as having value in a democratic society. CSI believes that ...