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How to start Philosophy and find the branches that are related to my questions?

From Wikipedia: Ontology: philosophical study of the nature of being, becoming, existence, or reality, as well as the basic categories of being and their relations. Epistemology: study of the nature ...
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Plato's method for reaching the truth?

I wonder about Plato and, in particular, about his method of reaching the truth. One can suppose that the method is based on the practice of his dualistic philosophy, which would aim to free the soul ...
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Thoughts on Open Logic Project?

I'm currently thinking about starting to expand my knowledge of logic beyond what I retain from my previous study of logic by making use of the materials available through: OpenLogicProject (https://...
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This philosopher deliberately taught misinformation

I remember reading once about a philosopher (Kierkegaard? Schopenhauer? Aristotle?) who would deliberately supply their students with misinformation that they should learn better, seek the truth. ...
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Common argument against current level of AI

A common argument against the current level of AI I often hear is "A child can recognize a dog after seeing it once, whereas it takes a model thousands of images". This makes sense on the surface, ...
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Why cannot anything in Plato be skipped, because you cannot skip a part of a play or poem?

Source: How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading (Revised 1972 ed.), p. 284 Top.   Spinoza carried the conception even farther. His Ethics is written in strict mathematical form,...
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To learn philosophy, which famous philosophers favour starting with modern introductions over primary sources?

Source: p 211, Philosophy; The Classics (4 ed, 2014) by Nigel Warburton BA PhD (Philosophy) At the very end of his book [The Problems of Philosophy], Russell claims that students who want to ...