-Where am I? How can I discover it? What should
-They have never discovered the fact that the trouble comes from the three
unanswered questionsand that there is only one science that can answer them:
-Philosophy studies the funda
Philosophy and Science
-If Democritus (a
philosopher) hadnt thought that atoms existed, Dalton (a scientist) may
not have looked for them
-If Aristotle (a philosopher) hadnt thought
that the world might be ordered or that natural laws might exist in
-Many regard the Scotsman David
Hume (171176) as the greatest of all philosophers who have written in
masterpiece, published in 1739/40, is called A Treatise of Human Nature;
in three books it deals with human beliefs, emotions
thinking got its start in Asia minor
with the Greek philosophers.
of Miletus (625-545 B.C.) was the
first Greek philosopher.
of Miletus, there was Anaximander
(611-547 B.C.) and Anaxemenes
What is Science
-Science is a systematic way to study the world in which we live.
-scientists use systematic, or particular methods, such as observation
and experimentation, to gain a better understanding of the world
-Scientists collect inform
What is Philosophy
-When we talk about philosophy, we are really referring to the
thoughts and ideas that began in Asia Minor around 600 B.C.
- The word philosophy comes from the Greek words philein, which means to
love and soph, which means wisdom.