10 points explaining what is Philosophy

Does the essence of human existence consist in

  1. thinking rationally, arguing, defending or refuting a particular ideology?
  2. working towards a particular cause?
  3. participating in political processes?
  4. leading good, contended, happy life?
  5. seeking the Universal Well-being?
  6. indulging in creative pursuits?
  7. having the Vision or World-View?
  8. synthesizing all of these?
  9. Even doubting, questioning and Negating every activity stated above is doing Philosophy
  10. Positively, these activities tend to contribute to Philosophy…….




Dept of Philosophy @ University of Mumbai

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Sharmila Virkar

Sharmila Virkar

Dept of Philosophy @ University of Mumbai

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