Larsen and Keller Education
Social Sciences - Philosophy
The study of fundamental and general questions about knowledge, existence, reason, mind, values and language is referred to as philosophy. The questions of philosophy can be grouped into five major categories including metaphysics and epistemology, value theory, history of philosophy, philosophical traditions and science, logic and mathematics. Metaphysics refers to the study of the most general features of reality, such as time, objects and their properties, existence, wholes and their parts, events, processes and causation. Epistemology refers to the study of knowledge. The topics such as goodness, justice and beauty are addressed in value theory. It also includes aesthetics, ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of law, feminist philosophy, etc. The topics included in this book on philosophy are of utmost significance and bound to provide incredible insights to readers. Some of the diverse topics covered in this book address the varied branches that fall under this category. Through this book, we attempt to further enlighten the readers about the new concepts in this field.