Philosophy 101

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Which branch of philosophy deals with the fundamental questions of reality?

Metaphysics

What is the branch of philosophy that seeks to understand the origin, evolution, structure, and ultimate fate of the Universe?

Cosmology

What is the branch of philosophy that investigates what types of things exist in the world and how they are related to each other?

Ontology

What are the two traditional branches of metaphysics?

Cosmology and Ontology

What are the four main questions addressed by epistemology?

What is knowledge, How is knowledge acquired, What do people know, How do people learn

Which branch of philosophy deals with the fundamental questions of reality?

Metaphysics

What does cosmology seek to understand?

All of the above

What is ontology?

The investigation into what types of things there are in the world

What is epistemology?

The branch of philosophy that deals with our concept of knowledge

How many main questions does epistemology address?

Four

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Branches of Philosophy

  • Metaphysics is the branch of philosophy that deals with the fundamental questions of reality.
  • Cosmology is the branch of philosophy that seeks to understand the origin, evolution, structure, and ultimate fate of the Universe.

Metaphysics

  • Metaphysics investigates what types of things exist in the world and how they are related to each other.
  • The two traditional branches of metaphysics are: • Ontology (the study of existence and what exists) • Cosmology (the study of the origin, evolution, structure, and ultimate fate of the Universe)

Epistemology

  • Epistemology is the branch of philosophy that deals with the study of knowledge.
  • The four main questions addressed by epistemology are: • What is knowledge? • How is knowledge acquired? • What are the limits of knowledge? • How is knowledge possible?

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