Modern and Contemporary Philosophy Survey
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Modern and Contemporary Philosophy Survey

Explore the works of notable philosophers like Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Hume, and Kant in Modern Philosophy, focusing on epistemology. Discover the various reactions and alternative philosophies in Contemporary Philosophy that emerged as responses to the modern philosophical perspectives.

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Questions and Answers

Who is considered the progenitor of all forms of science?

Socrates

What is the literal meaning of the word 'philosophy'?

The love of wisdom

Which philosopher is associated with the concept of 'ultimate meaning of all things'?

Socrates

In ancient Greek civilization, which philosopher focused on the concept of the self?

<p>Socrates</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the term 'philein' mean in relation to philosophy's literal translation?

<p>To love</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which historical approach to philosophy focuses on the works of the Fathers of the Church and the Scholastic Fathers?

<p>Medieval Philosophy</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who are considered the three towering figures in Ancient Philosophy from Greek civilization?

<p>Socrates, Plato, Aristotle</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the central focus of Socrates' philosophical inquiry?

<p>The search for the ultimate meaning of all things</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which Greek philosopher is known for his contributions to logic and metaphysics?

<p>Aristotle</p> Signup and view all the answers

What distinguishes Ancient Philosophy from Medieval Philosophy?

<p>Religious context and prominent figures</p> Signup and view all the answers

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