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the study of formal systems of reasoning, especially of the deductive variety. It is one of the few fundamental philosophical subdisciplines, along with metaphysics, ontology and aesthetics…
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a branch of philosophy dealing with questions of morality, including justice, virtue and vice, and good and evil
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the study of knowledge, acquisition thereof, and the justification of belief in a given claim.
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for applied philosophical questions about the study of science, the pursuit of scientific knowledge, and the scientific method
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a branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the essence of things, of the fundamental nature of being and the world and the principles that organize the universe. Metaphysics is su…
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Philosophy of mathematics asks questions about mathematical theories and practices. It can include questions about the nature or reality of numbers, the ground and limits of formal systems and the nat…
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the study of philosophical ideas and concepts through time. Issues specifically related to history of philosophy might include (but are not limited to): How can changes in…
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Describing questions about the philosophy of politics and society which investigate concerns like liberty, justice and equality.
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a branch of philosophy that studies the nature of the mind, mental events, mental functions, mental properties, consciousness, and their relationship to the physical body, partic…
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the study of the nature of being, existence or reality as such, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations.
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The study of terms and their use.
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Immanuel Kant was a German Enlightement philosopher.
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the field of study and analysis that treats of God and of God's attributes and relations to the universe; the study of divine things or religious truth; divinity.
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for philosophical questions concerning the nature, origins, and usage of natural language
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a branch of philosophy concerned with questions regarding religion, including the nature and existence of God, the examination of religious experience, analysis of religious …
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Consciousness, and related notions like sentience and self-awareness, denote the capacity of certain organisms to express recognition of their own presence in the world.
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Ontological and metaphysical questions about the study of existence, being and the structure of reality.
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Plato (424/423 BC – 348/347 BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western worl…
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a familiarity with someone or something, which can include facts, information, descriptions, or skills acquired through experience or education.
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Aristotle was a Greek philosopher, famous for his prolific writings on a vast array of subjects, including logic, ethics, aesthetics, metaphysics, politics, and even the natural sciences. He is widely…
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Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) was a German philosopher and poet. Nietzsche is consistently one of the most widely-read philosophers, even among laymen; yet his work is often elliptical, even cryptic…
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errors in the logic or reasoning of an argument that result in a misconception or presumption
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The term `continental philosophy` refers to the trends of philosophy prevalent in the European continent, particularly in 19th-20th century France and Germany. Philosophical ideas that fall beneath th…
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Although it can have a variety of meanings in philosophy, truth generally refers to conformity with fact or reality.
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an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviours.
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for questions concerning the freedom of choice of rational agents (often as opposed to determinism)
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the philosophical study of philosophy itself — its goals, methods, scope, and relationship to other intellectual disciplines or human projects.
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the natural science that involves the study of matter and its motion through space and time, along with related concepts such as energy and force. More broadly, it is the general analysis o…
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Society in general refers to a group of people who have distinctive cultural relations and institutions sharing the same territory. These organised groups of people associate for some specific purpose…
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one of two major branches of philosophy defined by its emphasis on formal logic, philosophy of language and scientism. Prevalent in the Anglo-American world from the early 20th …
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Ancient philosophy consists, at least in the west, of the work by philosophers before around ~480 CE.
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