Western Philosophy is generally said to begin in the Greek cities of western Asia Minor (Ionia) with Thales of Miletus, who was active
around 585 B.C. and left us the opaque dictum, "all is water." His most noted students were Anaximene
Inductive reasoning, also known as induction, is a kind of reasoning that constructs or evaluates propositions that are abstractions of
observations of individual instances. Inductive reasoning contrasts with deductive reasoning in that a general conclusi
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
Philo 1 Second Examination
15 October 2012
Answer any three of the following. Use bluebooks. Submit at FC3031 (Place the your bluebook
within Assoc. Prof. Agerico De Villa's pigeonho
THE MAIN PROBLEM - A SATISFACTORY DEFINITION OF TRUTH.
Our discussion will be centered around the notion4 of truth. The main problem is that of
giving a satisfactory definition of this notion, i.e., a definition
1. Definition of Idea
Idea is defined as the intellectual representation of a thing. It can also
be an abstract concept, and may be expressed by meaningful terms.
2. Processes involved in the formation of Idea
Discerning the mental process of distinguishi
First Assignment in Philosophy 102
de Leon, Abigael, L.
1. Definition of Philosophy
Philosophy is an academic discipline that exercises reason and logic in
an attempt to understand reality and answer fundamental questions about