Modern and Contemporary Philosophy Survey

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Who is considered the progenitor of all forms of science?


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'?


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


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

To love

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

Medieval Philosophy

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

Socrates, Plato, Aristotle

What is the central focus of Socrates' philosophical inquiry?

The search for the ultimate meaning of all things

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


What distinguishes Ancient Philosophy from Medieval Philosophy?

Religious context and prominent figures

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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