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FOE Philosophies

Philosophy understand who we are, where we're going
Confucius 551-479 BC, first teacher, oldest philosopher, still practice beliefs today, influence many cultures and religions
Classic Philosophies influence of religion, idealism, realism, neo-thomism
life what is important in your own personal existence
education learned thru experiences, certain principles define your view on teachers, students, and school
metaphysics study of reality, existence, good and evil, right and wrong, 2 branches- ontology and cosmotology
ontology to exist, of life
cosmotology origin of the universe, see it but can't explain it
epistemology where does knowledge come from? how universe created?
logic see, prove, and discuss, 2 parts- deductive and inductive
deductive big to small
inductive small to big
axiology study of nature of values, what is valuable, and why
ethics study of human conduct, moral value
aestetics value in beauty and nature
idealism oldest philosophy, dates back to ancient greece, plato father, spiritual, St. Augustine & Renee Descartes, liberal arts & great books
realism aristoltle father, opposite of idealism, world of tangible things, natural law, bacon & locke
neo-thomism need faith and things, liberal arts, drill and skill, Thomas Aquinas father,
modern pragmatism & existentialism
pragmatism experimentalism, reality, truth, knowledge, Dewey, Darwin, Conter, problem solving group work, discussion, opinions
existentialism math, science, objective philosophy, Soren Kierkegaard father, martin buber, jean paul sarte, gave birth to open, free, alternative schools,