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UNIT 1 CHALLENGE 1 ANCIENT GREEK PHILOSOPHERS SOPHIA LEARNING 1 — What is Philosophy? Define the concept of philosophy and some of its major branches. "Albert Einstein is credited for the Theory of Relativity, but what kind of thing is a theory?" This question would be best answered by which branch of Philosophy? a.) Metaphysics b.) Ethics c.) Cosmology d.) Epistemology 2 — Why Study Philosophy? Recognize value of the study of philosophy. Which of the following is NOT a primary benefit of studying philosophy? a.) Philosophy can be used to discredit those whose answers to society's questions are wrong. b.) Philosophy is closely related to the sciences, and has helped to advance many areas of science. c.) Philosophy has contributed to modern concepts of justice and equality. d.)
Philosophy has played a significant role in the technological advancement of society. 3 — Cosmology and the First Philosophers Recognize the major ideas of some of the first philosophers.

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