Philosophy : Philosophy And Philosophy

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As a student in Richland college, I have never studied philosophy before, and I have heard very bizarre claims about what philosophy is. For that reason, I wanted to take a philosophy class so I can learn more about it. Due to lack of knowledge, I used to think philosophy as involving a kind of mystical significant, sometimes resulting from observing problems without solutions. In addition, sometimes I accustomed that philosophy is nothing more than a name that does nothing more than feelings of personal viewpoints made to seem more clever than they really are. Before registering for the class, I read some articles that have been written by some philosophers and I realized that they make researches which are based in reasons and facts. Since I started taking the class, I understood what philosophy really is. Philosophy, by meaning is love of wisdom. In a comprehensive sense, philosophy is an activity people assume when they seek to understand basic truths about themselves and the relationships to the worlds and to eachother. Like science, philosophy consists of a number of disciplines such as logic and metaphysics that help understand the concept of the course clearly. I learnt about what makes reasoning a good reasoning. Reasoning helps us realize truths and gives technniques for establishing whether claims of any sort are true. I also learnt about rightness and wrongness. Philosophy emphasizes more about all aspects of this world that we live in. It talks about
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