Thursday, January 20, 2011

(NHN/AP) Defining Philosophy

Some thoughts on the nature of philosophy from Dr. Bob Zunjic:

http://www.uri.edu/personal/szunjic/philos/whystudy.htm

And here's R. P. Wolff's definition from his best-selling philosophy textbook, About Philosophy:

Literally, love of wisdom, philosophy is the systematic, critical examination of the way in which we judge, evaluate, and act, with the aim of making ourselves wiser, more self-reflective, and therefore better men and women.

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