days our means and instruments have multiplied beyond our interpretation and

Days our means and instruments have multiplied beyond

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days our means and instruments have multiplied beyond our interpretation and synthesis of ideals and ends, our life is full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Science gives us knowledge, but only philosophy can give us wisdom.” The Story of Philosophy , p xxvii Reason I selected this topic because I wanted to understand the importance of philosophy in this century and how its related to helping me be a better person in my career. And I also believe it can help me learn how to write and to reads closely with a critical eye. What did you learn? Philosophy is also a strong foundation on which to build important personal things such as career, faith, and relationships.
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My notes. Just because science is important, that does not negate the value of philosophy. In fact ,the two go hand in hand. “Science, I am sorry to say, does not have all the answers. Just like every other field, it has its limits. We cannot derive everything from experience, and philosophy is not dead….For example, science cannot determine human values. Empiricism cannot determine why we ought to act morally, nor why we ought to value human happiness over human misery.
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