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How does philosophy impact “real life”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is philosophy useful? Examinging its practical and real-life impact and the benefits of getting a degree in philosophy Many people today are of the opinion that philosophy ...
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Is philosophy a waste of time? [duplicate]

Philosophy has not advanced very far since Ancient Greece and Rome and every philosophical point of view, when extended, becomes absurd. Meanwhile, in little more than 3 centuries, and mostly in the ...
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What are the practical ramifications of philosophy & How can we make it relevant to ordinary people [duplicate]

What are the practical ramifications of philosophy & How can we make it relevant to ordinary people. Philosophy is seen by many as a useless subject and a mere waste of resources. Countless ...
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What is the practical use of philosophy? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is philosophy useful? Examining the practical, impactful, real-life benefits of getting a degree in philosophy What is the practical use of philosophy? How could ...
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A reference which justifies “The use of Philosophy” [duplicate]

Recently I've got into an argument with a friend of mine about a cliché, "What is the use of philosophy?". Well we didn't discuss it that much but I want to keep the argument based on some philosopher'...
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Why should one study Philosophy? [duplicate]

I wanted to ask, preferably those who study it... Would you recommend it? Also, what should one expect of studying Philosophy? Thanks.
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What is the difference between philosophy and religion?

How do you make the distinction between philosophy and religion? Are there some philosophies/religions that are hard to categorize as being one or the other?
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What is Philosophy? [closed]

What is a comprehensive definition of Philosophy? Alternatively, is it impossible to define Philosophy? This is a pseudo-meta question, but it seems like it belongs here.
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If-then in propositional logic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can we reason about “if P then Q” or “P only if Q” statements in propositional logic? Here's the table for If-then _____ ___________ | A B | (A ⊃ B) | | 0 0 | 1 ...
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Does philosophy matter to personal life?

When I was studying philosophy, I sometimes asked my fellow students how studying philosophy affected their personal life. The answer I got was usually either "I haven't really thought about that" or "...