The Problems of Philosophy
Publish date: April 15th 2005
Pages no: 116
Edition language: English
As long as I can think back, philosophy strongly attracted me, and yet, I never really bothered to learn more about it. In high school I was taught some basics, but the subject didn’t leave many traces in my memory except that the lessons, the text-book and even the teacher were mind-numbingly borin...
Amazing introduction to the issues and benefits of philosophical study. This should be the first book read in any introduction to philosophy course. It may even be beneficial for high school students to prepare them for using logic and reason in their later lives.
I had some issues really getting into this book.Maybe it's just that it was a dry writing style, or maybe it's that it doesn't seem to be a good starting point for someone who wants to learn about philosophy. But it took many weeks to get through what is actually a short book.It does have some good ...
Plato, in the Symposium, was perhaps the first person to consider the question of the "unliked review". If a review never receives any votes, can it truly be said to exist? This problem has tormented many of the world's greatest philosophers. Bishop Berkeley's famous answer is that God reads and lik...