CPAP 1505 The Roots of Philosophy in the Chiropractic Profession

CPAP 1505 The Roots of Philosophy in the Chiropractic Profession

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The Roots of Philosophy in the Chiropractic Profession Introduction to Chiropractic CPAP 1505/1224 David B. Koch, D.C., Professor Life University College of Chiropractic Monday, July 12, 2010
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Philosophy – What Is It? Literally: “Love ( philo ) of discourse ( sophos ) The study of the laws and causes under- lying reality, leading to an understanding of its fundamental nature. The process of integrating knowledge into a useful world view The attempt to explain phenomena using of all available information Monday, July 12, 2010
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Intrinsically Human Activity Basic human characteristics: consciousness and curiosity Survival actions based on thinking/modeling Proactive vs. reactive adaptation Continuous enhancement of human expression in the real world Monday, July 12, 2010
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Forms a Person’s Worldview Every person has a philosophy/ worldview Development begins w/ indoctrination Develops continuously throughout life Collection of unexamined/examined beliefs Monday, July 12, 2010
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The Unexamined Philosophy Pre-critical programming of the mind Multiple sources: Parents, church, school, society, media Indoctrinated beliefs may or may not be true Sometimes we are just “trimming the ends off the roast” Monday, July 12, 2010
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The Examined Philosophy Critical responsibility of the mature mind: most accurate view of the world possible Sources: self-awareness, experience, study, testing Each belief should be: Consciously accepted, if it proves true Modified to be true, if necessary Rejected, if false, and replaced with truth Monday, July 12, 2010
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Are your beliefs about the world true? Do they correspond to reality?
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course CPAP 1505 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Fall '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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CPAP 1505 The Roots of Philosophy in the Chiropractic Profession

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