English is not a good language for doing philosphy i would even say that any language apart from asian one with clumsy writing, would be a better choice 1 lack of grammar makes english imprecise,that is, english is an analytic language, ie w. In a philosophical way example 1: when timothy mcveigh was put to death, a person who wanted to discuss why this happened framed the question in a way in which the group could look not only at this particular issue, but a wide range of other issues of philosophic important that were related the question became:. On the final friday each month, you are welcome to join us here at nmbu, in our library, for informal philosophy discussion bring your lunch, and we will contribute with coffee, home-baked cookies, a thought-provoking topic and a suitable guest time and place: 12:15 - 13:30 in the university library in the tower building,. Philosopher barbara montero at the city university of new york writes: some of my undergraduates are interested in engaging in online philosophy discussions and would like a recommendation as to where to go as i am untraveled in the blogosphere. Pat stokes has already eloquently explained why philosophy mustn't be the privileged task of philosophers, but shared with everyone fortunately, there is discussion from groups within academic philosophy to open philosophy up to those with interest, but who aren't professionally engaged in the field, and.
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Philosophy is not a way of life every person does not have his or her own philosophy philosophy is not simply a theory about something nor is philosophy a belief or a wish philosophy is an activity: a quest after wisdom philosophy is an activity of thought philosophy is a particular unique type of thought or style of. Has been presented by another philosopher (a thesis is a claim that may be true or false) given this thesis or argument, you may be asked to do one or more of the following: explain it, offer an argument in support of it, offer an objection to it, defend against an objection to it, evaluate the arguments for and against it, discuss. General philosophy use this philosophy forum to discuss and debate general philosophy topics that don't fit into one of the other categories this forum is not for factual, informational or scientific questions about philosophy (eg what year was socrates born) such homework-help-style questions can be asked and.
Many philosophy questions are easy to understand but difficult to resolve satisfactorily but thinking about them systematically and clearly can help us improve our critical thinking, and gain a better understanding of ourselves and the world it might also be fun is the mind the same as the brain, or do we have souls. Thomas mccall (trinity evangelical divinity school), amy peeler (wheaton college), and thomas williams (university of south florida) discuss the atonement michael rea (university of notre dame), pamela sue anderson ( oxford university), and andrea white (emory university, candler school of theology) discuss. Many of them have some application to informal philosophical discussion and to nonphilosophical discussion as well the specific norms are intended as means of facilitating more general norms of being respectful, constructive, and inclusive these probably aren't exceptionless categorical norms (there are situations in.
The seventeenth discussion in al-ghazali incoherence of the philosophers ( tahafut al-falasifa) has often been regarded as the locus classicus for an occasionalist critique of the concept of causality most interpreters, however, disregarded the internal structure of this chapter and didn't realize that al-ghazali offers more than. I do think philosophical discussions can inform decision-making in many important ways, by allowing reflections on facts, but that ultimately the only source of facts is via empirical exploration and i agree with you that there are many features of human life for which decisions are required on issues that are.
Meade anderson undergraduate philosophy forum wednesdays at 8 pm in 716 philosophy hall each session we hold a discussion on a topic of philosophical interest discussions do not require specific background knowledge or preparation. An open and inclusive group for people varying stances to discuss philosophy, politics, current events, and more, in a not only civil, but mutually enjoyable manner as i'm sure many of you have notic. Post titles cannot be questions and must describe the philosophical content of the posted material post titles cannot consist only in questions, even if the title of the linked material is a question this helps keep discussion in the comments on topic and relevant to the linked material post titles must describe the philosophical.
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