Philosophy Exam 1 Chapter 1

Philosophy Exam 1 Chapter 1 - Explain the debate between...

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Explain the debate between Heraclitus and Parmenides. How does this mark the beginning of philosophical? What other pre-Socratic debates helped to get philosophy started? - Heraclitus - believed the only constant was Change. - Wrote everything changes but change itself - Change or process is a system of destruction and creation - Parmenides - believed the complete opposite of Heraclitus - Believed that Change was an Illusion - only Permanence is real - Being Exist - Change requires “what is” come from “what is not”, BUT nothing can come from “what is not”, SO “Change Is Impossible - Only Reason can reveal the truth, and what does reason tell us, That Being is itself. - This marked the beginning of Philosophy because it introduced the world to another way of “thinking.” Philosophy is “thinking about thinking.” - Philosophers speculations have been taken over in today’s world by Physicist, Sociologist, and Psychologist. -
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