2 edition of use of philosophy found in the catalog.
use of philosophy
John H. Muirhead
|Statement||by John H. Muirhead.|
|LC Classifications||B29 .M88|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||208|
|LC Control Number||29019468|
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A Book with One Author. Bibliography: Author's last name, Author's first name. Title. Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved.
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When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the only introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published inand a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it.
Philosophy definition, the rational investigation of the truths and principles of being, knowledge, or conduct.
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published in under the title Preface to philosophy. Description: vii, pages ; 22 cm.Philosophy is the study of wisdom, and can emerge in our conversations in social media, in school, around the family dinner table, and even in the car.
The text uses materials that are 2, years old, and materials that were in the news this year.philosophy: [noun] all learning exclusive of technical precepts and practical arts.
the sciences and liberal arts exclusive of medicine, law, and theology. the 4-year college course of a major seminary. physical science. ethics. a discipline comprising as its core logic, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, and .