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
Areas of Philosophy
Logic & Philosophy of Science
Social & Political Philosophy
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?
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?
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?
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
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 :
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?
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