01_LCD_slides_handoutIntroduction to Philosophy of Man

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*Property of STI I0062 Introduction to Philosophy Definitions of Philosophy Brief History of Philosophy Branches of Philosophy Eastern and Western Philosophies: An Overview 1 __________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ Reasons why philosophy is hard to define: Has no specific subject matter Pursues questions rather than answers Changes historically in respect to its content and its character blogs.swisslog.com 2 _________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ A field of study of the process which includes standards and guidelines for thought A human drive in the search of knowledge and wisdom to facilitate the evolution of man Studies the fundamental nature of existence, of man, and of man’s relationship to existence 3 __________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ Epistemology Metaphysics Ethics Politics Aesthetics Logic 4 _________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________ ___________________________
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Metaphysics - study of existence Answers the questions, “ what is out there ?” or “ what is real ?” Encompasses everything that exists, as well as the nature of existence itself
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