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"are we human, or are we dancer?"
I would be a hero.
i spilt boiling water on my hand so its stinging and going red
i used to know a girl called essy
fukit unless it counts towards yr degree
but we only have to pass the first year, it won't count overall. and it's like 25 multiple choice questions. i'm not very good at the topic though. i might just try and wing it.
also,i got my essay done everyone,no need to panic,handed it in in duplicate and everything
In fact I would be commended on my "hilarious" use of antiquated biblical english.
"whats the point of philosophy? what is its purpose?"
"Surely any other subject if pondered upon and thought through to a large degree will incorporate philosophy?
and most importantly
Is it not devisive to have a seperate discipline? and thus cause people specialising in more practical subjects to abjugate that thinking aspect of their specialisation to a seperate hived off discipline? thus causing a disconect between their practical considerations and the wider moral/strategic implications?
and lots of subjects have philosophical components
its such a broad thing that saying its divisive is beyond ridiculous
however you didn't answer 'what the point of it is?' 'whats its purpose?
(I dont think i intended that it should be answered in quite such a pragmatic brusque manner as you did, it was more meant to be a discussion point, to see to what degree they might think this.
i doubt theres any better or more credible reason to study that or any humanities subject people want to explore different ways of understanding the world and these things give them means to do so
i didnt mean to eb brusque
I have long thought this too.
I think studying along the lines of 'history of foodstuffs cooking and nutrition' or 'history of warfare' are very useful techniques on which to 'hang' other events, and to link up with other 'histories' till you eventually have a mesh of history.
becsause it obviously indicates how things have moved on since i was in education. In several subject I was discouraged from pondering upon the subject matter in any depth, being told 'If you want to think about it to that degree, perhaps you should have studied philosophy instead'
'It is not for us (on this course) to consider such matters'
N stuff like that.
I suppose it would have changed.....although I havnt noticed (particularly) deep thinking in a variety of disciplines, and an utmost reluctance of people to engage in discussion, about something.
if you like half-raise your hand, whilst scratching your chin with your other hand.