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Telos (philosophy)

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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 ...

What is the intended purpose of philosophy? - Quora

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The purpose of philosophy is to understand the world through the use of reason. Let's go back to the beginning. Thales of Miletus is generally considered the first  ...

The Real Purpose of Philosophy - Sources of Insight

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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”?

The Purpose of Philosophy | On Philosophy

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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 ...

The Purpose of Philosophy Class - Daily Nous

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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 ...

Our Philosophy and Purpose

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Center Philosophy. Honesty and clarity in one's thinking. The willingness to recognize prejudice in oneself and replace it with truth and love. Compassion for  ...

Philosophy: Definition & Purpose - Video & Lesson Transcript ...

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Feb 11, 2015 ... In this lesson, explore one definition of philosophy and why it is hard to pin down in simple terms. Learn what it means to go beyond having a...

PhilosophicalWhat is the Purpose of School?

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Before formalized research, state constitutions, or legislative requirements, philosophers had already given a great deal of thought to the different purposes of ...

The Meaning of Life (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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May 15, 2007 ... Many major historical figures in philosophy have provided an answer .... Fulfilling God's purpose by choice is the sole source of meaning, with ...

hyperborea: Question: What is the Purpose of Studying Philosophy?

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Apr 8, 2008 ... Some time in October I had passed a note around a philosophy class I was taking at the time. On it, I asked "What is the purpose of studying ...

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The Purpose of Philosophy - Princeton University Press

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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 ...

What is the purpose of philosophy? : Philosophy Forums

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Dec 30, 2008 ... I'm interested in both senses of the question - which is to say, what need or purpose does philosophy serve? and, what need or purpose should ...

Meaning and Purpose | Issue 24 | Philosophy Now

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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 ...