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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL100Y1
Professor
Mark Kingwell
Semester
Fall

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Philosophy September 16 , 2010. Introduction and Overview Reading: Syllabus Agora is a Greek word = marketplace Philosophy = love of wisdom Socrates: numbers dont matter, you can be right and the rest of the world could be wrong, take the experts opinion Experts proceed by reasoning and experimentation Philosophy provides rationalization It is the appealed argument, which makes philosophy interesting Philosophy tries to appeal to reason as to why that answer is the best Mathematics is simultaneous with philosophy Can be extended in any field of inquiry, e.g. philosophy of food Consequences: The other forms of intellectual endeavor can tie back to philosophy, when it gets down to the nature of reality, e.g. physics Philosophers keep good, hard questions for
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