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How do analytic philosophers ground analytic philosophy?

The question of grounding in general is certainly something that analytic philosophers have dwelt upon (often, and for some time). If that were not enough, such philosophers routinely dwell also upon ...
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How to distinguish philosophical works from self-help books?

Self help has presumably taken on new meanings on post modernism; we can assume it is peculiarly market driven, but amazingly, while At the start of the 21st century, "the self-improvement ...
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

Personal Note: One of the things I've learnt in many decades of teaching is that when a student says: I am bored... or even I dont understand anything! it usually means You (the teacher) are effing up....
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

I want to point one area which is central to philosophy and likely will remain central. It is the study of self-reference in all possible contexts. Self-reference leads to multiple paradoxes in logic, ...
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

I think the importance of Philosophy (or philosophical thinking) is more important now than ever. Lest I sound like the fangirl that I am, let me justify this :) True to Philosophy, even its ...
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Is philosophy science or humanities?

Philosophy is not readily categorisable according to this, from Heidegger's What Is a Thing (1935), part 1, pages 2–4: a little story is handed down which Plato has preserved in the Theaetetus (174 a....
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

The answer to your first question is debated. There is a broad spectrum of yes - no answers with the corresponding argumentation. E.g., the comment of @gs to a previous question states Philosophy is ...
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

Philosophy is "the pursuit of knowledge". That is never antiquated, or irrelevant. IN the pursuit of knowledge, philosophers have developed some theories about useful ways to gain knowledge....
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

Absolutely not. Wittgenstein said in the 'Tractatus' that philosophy is either above or below science, they are not at the same level. I don't want to be accused of spreading 'conspiracy ...
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

Lots of confusion arises from the fact that the word "philosophy" has been used for a long time to encompass all research of knowledge, including what is now called philosophy in schools and ...
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Is Philosophy decaying into an antiquated subject?

No. Science is descriptive, not prescriptive. It can tell you why many things are the way they are, but it can't tell you the way things should be - that depends on our goals, values, ethics, ...
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Is philosophy science or humanities?

Science is a branch of philosophy. Both science and philosophy study our world, but science is doing it using scientific method, while philosophy is not restricted to it. Scientific method is itself ...
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Is philosophy science or humanities?

First, philosophy covers two main branches: physics (experience, measurable facts, perception by the senses), and metaphysics (ideas, subjective facts, reason). Science deals exclusively with physical ...
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Is philosophy science or humanities?

Science was originally called natural philosophy. For Greek, Roman and pre-Enlightenment philosophers, there was no conceptual difference between speculation about the physical makeup of the universe ...
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Is philosophy science or humanities?

Probably depends on the time, the place and the sub-domain of philosophy. Apparently the medieval canon of academic disciplines often just included: medicine, theology, legal systems and some "...
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Is philosophy science or humanities?

According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humanities philosophy is generally considered to belong to humanities and not to science. Each demarcation of this type is to a certain degree arbitrary. In ...
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