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What is Philosophy

I have been writing many philosophical posts on this site for a while. When I have asked various people what philosophy was they have given different answers. It is one of those few questions in which the experts in a topic do not agree on what the topic is. So it is not a simple question to answer. We can begin to answer the question by starting with what the philosophical experts do agree on. Th...

The Importance of Aristotle

Aristotle is one of the most important philosophers and thinkers in history. He was the first to investigate logic. He promoted systematic observation and thought in biology, physics, law, literature and ethics. He was the first to systematically think through and develop a philosophical system that explained everything that the people of his time knew. He was a scientist, an ethicist, a philosoph...