Unformatted text preview: ignorance of what they assume is knowledge. This is where philosophy holds the most value, simply in planting the idea that what is thought of as typical, ordinary, or commonplace when thought of in a philosophical light is not at all. The example used in class was one of time. One who does not allow themself to think philosophically does not contemplate the complexity of what time really is, rather accepts it as a measure of their day as they were told it was. This type of thought holds value unforeseeable to those who are not aware it exists, but when discovered, it deepens the knowledge one has ten fold and takes it to dimensions that it was not able to achieve before here in “rendering the mind great”....
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- Fall '08
- Philosophy, Bertrand Russell, Cristina Ponte, philosophy gains