Philosophy

Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. The word "philosophy" comes from the Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophia), which literally means "love of wisdom". The introduction of the terms "philosopher" and "philosophy" has been ascribed to the Greek thinker Pythagoras. The ascription is said to be based on a passage in a lost work of Herakleides Pontikos, a disciple of Aristotle. It is considered to be part of the widespread body of legends of Pythagoras of this time. "Philosopher" was understood as a word which contrasted with "sophist" (from sophoi). Traveling sophists or "wise men" were important in Classical Greece, often earning money as teachers, whereas philosophers are "lovers of wisdom" and not professionals. The...
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Susash Sumanta Sarathi Sharma
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Logic Lectures: Which of these you like?
 
1. Logic Lecture: Symbolic Logic
 
Lecture 1 - Propositional Logic
 
Lecture - 9 First Order Logic
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Susash Sumanta Sarathi Sharma - Karl Popper
Is Karl Popper the greatest of all in the field of Philosophy of Science? Please comment with respect to Kuhn more »
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Susash Sumanta Sarathi Sharma - Hindu Philosophy and Astika Darshan
What is astika darshan in the Indian schools of though or Hindu Philosophy as it is referred to? Please throw some light. more »
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Susash Sumanta Sarathi Sharma - Hindu Philosophy and Astika Darshan
What is astika darshan in the Indian schools of though or Hindu Philosophy as it is referred to? Please throw some light. more »
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