Philosophy is the intellectual pursuit that explores fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, ethics, reason, and the nature of reality. Originating in ancient Greece, it serves as the underpinning for various domains of human thought, including science, law, and the arts. Philosophy is not merely an academic discipline but a way of approaching problems and dilemmas with critical thinking and reasoned arguments. It grapples with questions that often lack straightforward answers, such as "What is the meaning of life?" or "What constitutes moral action?" Philosophers use logic, debate, and inquiry to delve into these subjects, aiming to clarify concepts, resolve paradoxes, and understand the principles governing the world and human experience. As such, philosophy serves as both a foundation and a critical lens through which we can examine our beliefs, our systems, and the world at large.
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Published: Feb. 6, 2015, 8:40 a.m.
In the intricate tapestry of cultural and philosophical movements, postmodernism stands out as a particularly compelling full stop that began in earnest during the mid-20th century. Rooted in skepticism, … Read More
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