The Nature of Philosophy
There is little doubt that doing philosophy is one of the most challenging yet rewarding activities in which we can engage. This is because the questions we are concerned with in philosophy - the questions about the ultimate causes, meaning, and purpose of human existence and the world - are not only deeply interesting and challenging but also, in a sense, stand in urgent need of responses. The responses should be matters of deep concern to us all because they radically inform our understanding of just who we are and of precisely how we fit into the world that we inhabit.
Various philosophers including Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas Descartes, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Mill, Wittgenstein, etc. attempted to answer the questions:
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