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The Unexpected-: Philosophy

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Resources in Oliver

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS.

You Tube

Today Hank begins to teach you about Philosophy by discussing the historical origins of philosophy in ancient Greece, and its three main divisions: metaphysics, epistemology, and value theory. He will also introduce logic, and how you’re going to use it to understand and critically evaluate a whole host of different worldviews throughout this course. And also, hopefully, the rest of your life.

Plato was one of the world's earliest and possibly greatest philosophers. He matters because of his devotion to making humanity more fulfilled.

Conversation Starters World

Here is a great list of philosophical questions to get you thinking about life, the universe, and everything. Some questions are quite complicated, and some questions are deceptively simple but with broad or far reaching implications.

101 Philosophical Questions

Many philosophy questions are easy to understand but difficult to resolve satisfactorily. But thinking about them systematically and clearly can help us improve our critical thinking, and gain a better understanding of ourselves and the world. It might also be fun!