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Introduction to Philosophy

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by Robert Card on 28 January 2014

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Transcript of Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy
What is Philosophy?
The discipline concerned with thinking which focuses on examining reasons and arguments bearing on fundamental questions.
Philosophy is a:
A. Subject Matter
B. Method of Inquiry

A.: HUMANITIES

-music -art -history -theatre -philosophy
Concepts in Logical Arguments
*Sound Argument: An argument is sound if all of its premises are true.
B. Logical Reasoning
-Arguments:
1. Premise
2. Premise
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3. Conclusion
Areas of -Philosophy:
epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of religion, aesthetics, ethics
*Valid Argument: If all of its premises are true, then its conclusion is guaranteed to be true.
Example of a valid argument:
(Modus Ponens
)
1. If A then B
2. A
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3. Therefore B
1. If it rains then the ground gets wet.
2. It rained.
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3. Therefore, the ground is wet.
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