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The Five Branches of Philosophy

Posted By Thomas Perez. May 19, 2010 at 10:01pm. Copyright 2010.

Within philosophy there are five primary categories or branches:

1. Epistemology

Epistemology is the study of “knowledge.” Epistemology deals with the process by which we can know that something is true. 274 more words

The Philosophical Thought

Do You Believe In Magic?: A Challenge To God-Believers

“…the truth is that religious faith is simply unjustified belief in matters of ultimate concern — specifically in propositions that promise some mechanism by which human life can be spared the ravages of time and death.

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Atheism

The short epistemology of Mazda

With McDonald Automotives rebranding we thought it seemed appropriate to share the epistemology behind Mazda.

Mazda’s company name derives from an ancient East Asian God, Ahura Mazda. 115 more words

Mcdonald Mazda

In Memory of Anthony Brueckner

I’m deeply saddened by the passing of my friend and mentor, Anthony Brueckner. He inspired me to do philosophy. He inspired me to explore my interests. 168 more words

Epistemology

Kant: phenomena, noumena and skepticism

Previously I have examined the manner in which Kant uses his anti-skeptical transcendental argument to prove the existence of external objects. In this regard, he is less skeptical than his empiricists counterparts, such as… 303 more words

Dialectical

One Possible Reason why Some People Dislike Philosophers

One might think that philosophers are welcome among the atheist community. But this is not always the case. In fact, there are some prominent atheists who have criticized the legitimacy of philosophy, among whom are Lawrence Krauss and Stephen Hawking. 677 more words

Epistemology

That Shepherd Character Thing

There’s a place for the shepherdess, but there is a huge, overwhelming need for men to rebel against social mythology.

Guys, nothing in Christ’s teaching requires you to be nice all the time in every context. 891 more words

Resistance