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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philosophy

Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as ..... This branch explores the foundations, methods, history, implications and purpose of science. Many of its sub-divisions correspond to a specific branch  ...

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

The point of philosophy, [Wilfrid] Sellars says, is to “to understand how things in the broadest possible sense of the term hang together in the broadest possible ...

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

Meaning and Purpose. J.J.C. Smart investigates the meaning of purpose. It can be tempting to suppose that those who agonize about 'The Meaning of Life' are ...

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 ...

philosophy.cas2.lehigh.edu/content/why-study-philosophy

It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well.” - Rene DescartesHere's what some of our students have said about why they study ...