Philosophy

I am taking a course in philosophy from EdX. So far it is very interesting. They are discussing some of the historical philosophical arguments at the moment and while on the surface they seem pretty silly [have you ever tried to prove to yourself that you exist? Really?], the basis for the concepts is valid and really quite interesting.

Given the arguments they are proposing it appears that absolutely nothing can be proven conclusively. There is a point at which you have to decide a standard for taking things on faith. I suppose that’s why it is often considered a soft science like psychology.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s