Today Hank begins to teach you about Philosophy by discussing the historical origins of philosophy in ancient Greece, and its three main divisions: metaphysics, epistemology, and value theory. He will also introduce logic, and how you’re going to use it to understand and critically evaluate a whole host of different worldviews throughout this course. And also, hopefully, the rest of your life.

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20 thoughts on “What is Philosophy?: Crash Course Philosophy #1”

  1. If logic (the tools) is a deterministic way to get from an assertion A to another one B , than there must be a true way towards "reality"

  2. Hahaha…honestly…when i was a little kid i thought i was the only REAL person on earth with like…a conscience and everything. I thought everyone else were robots, or phantoms in human husks, placed there by some greater power to amuse or antagonize me. People thought i was just egotistical, which makes no sense since i was an introvert with confidence issues. Anyway, I'm glad there is PHILOSOPHY (yay) to possibly help me figure out the cause of the thought process of younger me 😀

  3. My Philosophy:
    – There is no justice, there is only revenge
    – Humans are incapable of changing their characters, they can only hide who they truly are
    – Human nature cannot be changed, therefor human actions will never change
    – Humans are by nature angry and ignorant, and therefor must be restrained from killing themselves and others
    – There is an omnipresent, omnipotent, and virtious God, but Man was a mistake for Man corrupts everything he touches

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