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Questions that Philosophy Raises

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The problems posed by the great philosophers can enhance your experience of the world. You’ve probably even asked yourself some of these philosophical questions without realizing that you’re thinking like some of the greatest minds in history!

Here’s a sampling of some of the questions always under consideration in philosophy:

  • Can we really ever know anything?

  • What is the good in life?

  • Are we actually free, as we seem to be, or are we just robots programmed by nature or God?

  • Are we just bodies, or do we have souls?

  • Do we survive death?

  • Is there a God?

  • Does life have meaning?