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phil notes soc vs des - The unexamined life is not worth...

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“The unexamined life is not worth living for a man.” -socratic method: In Socratic teaching we focus on giving students questions, not answers. His style of teaching—immortalized as the Socratic Method—involved not conveying knowledge but rather asking question after clarifying question until his students arrived at their own understanding. Socrates is often called "the Father of Philosophy" and Descartes is called "the Father of Modern Philosophy." “I think therefore I am” Descartes feels that thinking is evidence of existence as his metaphysics is the study of the self. "What about thinking? Here I make my discovery: thought exists; it alone cannot be separated from me. I am; I exist – this is certain. But for how long? For as long as I am thinking; for perhaps it could also come to pass that if I were to cease all thinking I would then utterly cease to exist. At this time I admit nothing that is not necessarily true. I am therefore precisely nothing but a thinking thing; that is a mind, or
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