Philosophy- the study of the fundamental nature of knowledge, reality, and existence, especially when
considered as an academic discipline
branches of philosophy:
Logic,- concerned with constructing valid arguments and reasoning/Philo
Materialistic Monism- Ontology (Metaphysics)
Is the mind real?
The study of being- between what is ultimately real and what exists
Is there a mind distinct from the body?
There is just one real thing: material stuff.
The mind and body are one and are not
11 December 2016
Deep Thoughts #2
In life, I must not make choices regardless of what is best for others and I should not only
choose what is best for me. Planet earth has significantly developed and becomes more advanced
The Stoics were clear in their belief that humans should not be ruled by emotion, regardless of
circumstances. This belief stemmed from their ultimate belief that nothing in the universe happens by
chance. The Stoics believed that God has predetermined ev
Plato believed that a society would function best if there was a division of labor, or rather,
responsibilities. He believed that each person would have a particular skill set or area of knowledge to
which they are naturally inclined and should pursue, an
Aristotle defined science as essentially a rational dialogue. He believed that we ultimately attain
knowledge by examining our experiences and practicing different values and behaviors - much like riding
a bike. His argument here was that we reach the poi