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Areas of Philosophy. Logic & Philosophy of Science Metaphysics Epistemology Ethics Aesthetics Social & Political Philosophy. Logic:. Explore the procedures of formal reasoning and formal arguments Associated with science

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Areas of philosophy

Areas of Philosophy

Logic & Philosophy of Science

Metaphysics

Epistemology

Ethics

Aesthetics

Social & Political Philosophy


Logic

Logic:

Explore the procedures of formal reasoning and formal arguments

Associated with science

What is science? What is non-science? Is there anything that has nothing to do with science?


Metaphysics

Metaphysics:

Meta= beyond

Ask questions about the nature of existence and reality

Ask questions about the existence of supreme being(s)

What is there? What it is like?


Epistemology

Epistemology:

Episteme= knowledge

Study of knowledge, what is worthy of being believed by a rational person

What does it mean to know? Are there some things that humans can never know? Are there things that humans can know with certainty?


Ethics

Ethics:

Explores ideas of right and wrong, good and evil and what obligations we might have to another person

What actions are good/bad, right and wrong


Aesthetics

Aesthetics:

The philosophy of art

What is art? What is the role of art in society? Do objective standards of beauty and ugliness exists?


Social poltical philosophy

Social & Poltical Philosophy :

What are the limits of state authority?

Do people have the right to equal treatment?

What are the rights and responsibilities of individual citizens?

What is justice?


Exit card

Exit Card:

With a partner, brainstorm and write down three events or activities that you have participated in the past week

Identify the area of philosophy that might have helped you address issues raised by these events

Explain how it did/would have helped


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