please review "The Barometer Story," "broken myths," Russell's "Value of Philosophy," and "The Greeks and Us."
Secondly, if you haven't yet watched the video, "3.f. What is Philosophy," then please do so now.
Now that you have a general understanding of what Philosophy is, and how critical reasoning is an essential part of philosophy, address the following prompts in roughly (a paragraph each).
1. Identify 2-3 ways in which critical reasoning (philosophical inquiry) is different than simply asserting opinions
2. Identify and explain how the early philosophers began thinking about questions in a way that was drastically different from the mythologies that were used to explain natural phenomena.