Flashcards in Intro to Philosophy Deck (42)
Philosophical study on the correct process of thinking
Greek word which means “The formal systematic study of the principles of valid interference and correct reasoning”.
How knowledge relates to truth, belief, and justification.
The means of production of knowledge.
Investigates principles of reality transcending those of any particular science.
Traditional Branches of Metaphysics
Ontology and Cosmology
Philosophical study on the morality of human actions.
Study of the universe in its totality, and by extension, humanity’s place in it.
Philosophical study of the nature of being.
Deals with questions concerning what entities exists.
Take the broadest possible perspective on a subject of inquiry.
Philosophy as a Speculative Thinking
To judge; to analyze.
Philosophy as Critical Thinking
A systematic, rigorous, disciplined thinking that involves being part of and experiencing the world.
Philosophy as Reflective Inquiry
“The whole universe is composed of different forms of water.”
“The whole universe is composed of air.”
“The whole universe is composed of fire.”
“The whole universe is composed of the infinite or boundless.”
Enquiry inti the nature of existence, being and the world.
All things are composed of materials.
The essence of the universe could be encountered through the study of mathematics.
3 Aspects of the Human Nature
Somatc, Behavioral, Attitudinal
The body. The material composition and the substance.
A person’s mode of acting.
A person’s feelings, inclinations, convictions, prejudices or bias, or disposition towards a certain type of activity.
According to him, a human person has an immortal soul that has the capacity to have motion coming from the inside.
A human person has an immortal soul that has the capacity to have motion coming from the inside. It is immortal.
The Human Person as an Immortal Soul
According to him, the body is composed of matter, shape or form and the product of both.
The body is composed of matter, shape or form and the product of both.
The Human Person as a Composite Body and Soul
He said that the nature of a human person is pure mind.