What is Philosophy?

Wondering what philosophy is?  Or why and how it is relevant?  The word ‘philosophy’ (philosophía) is Greek in origin and means a friend or lover (phílos) of wisdom (sophía).  Philosophy’s investigations are led by reason & the general maxim that the unexamined life is not worth living.  It pertains to virtually every area of (human) living.  Here is a brief overview of the activity of philosophy and discipline (from a Western perspective).  You can also read more about it here.

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