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  Philosophy Research Base
Integrating text resources with the best online resources, this study guide attempts to aid both academic and general interest in all philosophical genres and their related fields.
Topics that interest students -- especially students new to philosophy -- are often tied to popular cultural moments depicted in film and television.
If you can hook your students into investigating something interesting about the thoughts and their implications within almost any subject, your job is half way finished.
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  List of philosophical topics: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com
This page aims to list articles on Encyclopedian that are related to Philosophy.
The list is not necessary complete or up to date - if you see an article that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be here but is), please do update the page accordingly.
See also Philosophy basic topics for a pared-down list.
www.encyclopedian.com /ph/Philosophy-articles-(master-list).html   (222 words)

  
  Philosophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Philosophers are usually concerned with concepts such as existence or being, morality or goodness, knowledge, truth, and beauty; historically most philosophy has also centred on religious beliefs, or coincided with science.
Chinese philosophers in particular had a different conception of categories from the Greeks, and their definitions were not based on common features, but were usually metaphorical and referred to several subjects at once [1].
Philosophers debate the relative merits of these methods, asking whether or not, for example, philosophical "solutions" are objective, definitive, and say something informative about reality; or rather whether these solutions just give more clarity or insight on the logic of our language, or even act as personal therapy.
www.bidprobe.com /en/wikipedia/p/ph/philosophy_1.html   (2377 words)

  
 Knowledge - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Any less justified beliefs were called mere "probable opinion." Philosophers often define knowledge as a justified, true belief; the branch of philosophy that deals with the nature, origin and scope of knowledge is called epistemology.
When scientists or philosophers ask "Is knowledge possible?", they mean to say "Am I ever sufficiently justified in believing something in order to have knowledge?" Adherents of Philosophical skepticism often say "no".
Philosophical skepticism is the position which critically examines whether the knowledge and perceptions people have is true; adherents of this position hold that one can never obtain true knowledge, since justification is never certain.
open-encyclopedia.com /knowledge   (1078 words)

  
 Philosophy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Philosophers typically frame problems in a logical manner, historically using syllogisms of traditional logic, since Frege and Russell increasingly using formal systems, such as predicate calculus, and then work towards a solution based on critical reading and reasoning.
One of the focuses of recent continental philosophical schools is the attempt to reconcile academic philosophy with issues that appear non-philosophical, subverting common expectations of what philosophy is meant to be.
Two important philosophers, Nietzsche and Heidegger were professors of Ancient Greek Philosophy who viewed their own theories as revitalized forms of philosophies of the ancients, especially of the pre-Socratics.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Philosophy   (3544 words)

  
 Learn more about List of reference tables in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
List of mean centers of U.S. population during the 20th century
List of monasteries dissolved by Henry VIII of England
List of Judicial Committees of the Privy Council & House of Lords cases
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /l/li/list_of_reference_tables.html   (1071 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: List of ethics topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
List of ethicists including religious or political figures recognized by those outside their tradition as having made major contributions to ideas about ethics, or raised major controversies by taking strong positions on previously unexplored problems.
The categorical imperative is the philosophical concept central to the moral philosophy of Immanuel Kant and to modern deontological ethics.
The philosophy of science is the branch of philosophy which studies the philosophical foundations, assumptions, and implications of science, including the natural sciences such as physics and biology, and the social sciences, such as psychology and economics.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-ethics-topics   (9660 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Philosophy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
A Philosopher studies such concepts as existence, goodness, knowledge, and beauty, and asks questions such as "What is goodness, in general?" and "Is knowledge even possible?".
In the West, the term "eastern philosophy" broadly subsumes the philosophic traditions of Asia and the East.
"Philosopher" replaced the word "sophist" (from sophoi), which was used to describe "wise men," teachers of rhetoric, which were important in Athenian democracy.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Philosophy   (1264 words)

  
 Philosophy - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The term may also refer to the collective works of major philosophers; it can mean the academic exploration of various questions raised by philosophers; it can also mean a certain critical, creative way of thinking.
What were once mearly philosophical pursuits have evolved into the modern day fields of psychology, sociology, linguistics, and economics (among others).
Talk Philosophy -- A place to discuss topics in all areas of philosophy from ethics to aesthetics.
open-encyclopedia.com /Philosophy   (2623 words)

  
 List of ethics topics - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
It lists also those core concepts essential to understanding ethics as applied in various religions, some movements derived from religions, and religions discussed as if they were a theory of ethics making no special claim to divine status.
Inclusion or exclusion of an article is obviously an ethical issue in itself, as different people regard different issues as 'substantial', and different ethical works as influential.
Metaphysics and epistemology are covered in the list of philosophical topics instead.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_ethics_topics   (575 words)

  
 List of philosophical topics (A-C) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
List of philosophical topics (A-C) (Redirected from List of philosophical topics)
The list is not necessarily complete or up to date - if you see an article that should be here but isn't (or one that shouldn't be here but is), please do update the page accordingly.
See also philosophy basic topics for a pared-down list.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_philosophical_topics   (233 words)

  
 Philosophy | Topic Definition | Find the Meaning and Define the Answer of Philosophy
It can mean the academic exploration of various questions raised by philosophers; it can also mean a certain critical, creative way of thinking.
Philosophers have been interested with such concepts as existence or being, morality or goodness, knowledge, truth, and beauty.
For example, they may ask whether philosophical "solutions" are objective, definitive, and say something informative about reality, On the other hand, they may ask whether these solutions give greater clarity or insight into the logic of language, or rather act as personal therapy.
www.thefreeencyclopedia.com /definition/word.aspx?w=Philosophy   (2697 words)

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