What is Philosophy?

What is Philosophy?

Philosophy, etymologically, is the love of wisdom, traced back to Pythagoras. Heidegger said that Philosophy is wisdom of love.

Traditionally, philosophy has been regarded to have a distinctive role; evaluating and interpreting one’s life experiences in all levels. Meanwhile, contemporary philosophers, such as Wittgenstein, tend to think philosophy as an activity, rather than a system of knowledge, which science is.

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