PPT 1.pptx - INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON Presented by Mr Melvin J Reyes LPT HOLISTIC AND PARTIAL POINTS OF VIEW Before engaging in

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INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN PERSON Presented by: Mr. Melvin J. Reyes, LPT
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HOLISTIC AND PARTIAL POINTS OF VIEW Before engaging in philosophical inquiry, one must be able to distinguish between a holistic and partial point of view. This is critical for anyone doing philosophy because it sets a limit in coming up with conclusions about a given situation.
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HOLISTIC AND PARTIAL POINTS OF VIEW Before engaging in philosophical inquiry, one must be able to distinguish between a holistic and partial point of view. This is critical for anyone doing philosophy because it sets a limit in coming up with conclusions about a given situation.
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ACTIVITY 1 Brainstorming: What virtues do you value ,most? Wisdom? Honesty? mindedness? Beauty? Why? List the positive and negative Filipino values. Defend your answers in class
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THE MEANING OF PHILOSOPHY Comes from two Greek words, Philo, meaning “to love” and sophia meaning “wisdom” It is originally meant “love of wisdom” and in a broad sense, wisdom is still the goal of philosophy It is the science that by natural light of reason studies the first causes or highest principles of all things. Under this definition, 4 things are to be considered:
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WHAT DOES THE TERM PHILOSOPHY MEAN? "love of wisdom“(The trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight) "love of critical thinking" "love of goodwill”(A disposition to kindness and compassion) "love of logic“(The branch of philosophy that analyses inference)
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A. SCIENCE It is called science because the investigation is systematic. It follows certain steps or it employs certain procedures. In other words, it is an organized body of knowledge just like any other sciences.
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B. NATURAL LIGHT OF REASON Philosophy investigates things, not by using any other laboratory instrument or investigative tools, neither on the basis of supernatural revelation, otherwise it becomes theology; instead, the philosoper uses his natural capacity to think or simply, human reason alone or the so-called unaided reason.
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B. STUDY OF ALL THINGS
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D. FIRST CAUSE OR HIGHEST PRINCIPLES A principle is that from which something proceeds in any manner whatsoever.
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