Discovery - Discovery PHIL 102 California State University,...

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    Discovery PHIL 102 California State University, Chico
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    Why are are we here??? The essence of higher education is self- discovery
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    What is discovery? Finding out or ascertaining something previously unknown or unrecognized Mental/rational discoveries Physical discoveries (outer world) Self-discovery
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    What is discovery? Discovery occurs when mere logical possibilities become reality
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    Imagination “Imagination is more important than knowledge” Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
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    What is Imagination? Imagination 1. The act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality 1. 2 a: creative ability b: ability to confront and deal with a problem resourcefulness <use your imagination and get us out of here> c: the thinking or active mind 1. 3 a: a creation of the mind; especially an idealized or poetic creation b: fanciful or empty assumption
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    What is Imagination? Imagination is thinking outside the box PREMISES CONCLUSION
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    Discovery… “The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitudes of mind” William James (1842-1910)
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course PHIL 102 taught by Professor Curtispeldo during the Spring '08 term at CSU Chico.

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