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Unformatted text preview: • The theory of knowledge o How do I know? o What is knowledge? o Can I have knowledge of anything at all? o If so, where do I get it? o Can I know anything independently of experience, through philosophical reflection alone? Ethics • Ethics is practical—pertains to action • So, ethics is the pursuit of good judgment about action—about what to do and how to live Is philosophy practical? • Philosophy asks questions o What the world is like, o How we know it, and o What we ought to do about it • Which affect our lives every day • Philosophy is the most practical of all disciplines...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course PHIL 301 taught by Professor Bonevac during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08