Philosophical methodology

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Philosophical method (or philosophical methodology) is the study of how to do philosophy.wikipedia
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Philosophy

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Philosophical method (or philosophical methodology) is the study of how to do philosophy.
Philosophical methods include questioning, critical discussion, rational argument, and systematic presentation.

Modern philosophy

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In modern philosophy the reaction to systematic philosophy began with Kierkegaard and continued in various forms through analytic philosophy, existentialism, hermeneutics, and deconstructionism.
Søren Kierkegaard, in contrast, dismissed all systematic philosophy as an inadequate guide to life and meaning.

Reality

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In many ways, any attempts to formulate a philosophical method that provides the ultimate constituents of reality, a metaphysics, can be considered systematic philosophy.
Phenomenology is a philosophical method developed in the early years of the twentieth century by Edmund Husserl and a circle of followers at the universities of Göttingen and Munich in Germany.

Plato

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Examples of systematic philosophers include Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.

Aristotle

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Examples of systematic philosophers include Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.

René Descartes

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Examples of systematic philosophers include Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.

Baruch Spinoza

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Examples of systematic philosophers include Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

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Examples of systematic philosophers include Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, and Hegel.

Metaphysics

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In many ways, any attempts to formulate a philosophical method that provides the ultimate constituents of reality, a metaphysics, can be considered systematic philosophy.

Søren Kierkegaard

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In modern philosophy the reaction to systematic philosophy began with Kierkegaard and continued in various forms through analytic philosophy, existentialism, hermeneutics, and deconstructionism.

Analytic philosophy

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In modern philosophy the reaction to systematic philosophy began with Kierkegaard and continued in various forms through analytic philosophy, existentialism, hermeneutics, and deconstructionism.

Existentialism

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In modern philosophy the reaction to systematic philosophy began with Kierkegaard and continued in various forms through analytic philosophy, existentialism, hermeneutics, and deconstructionism.

Hermeneutics

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In modern philosophy the reaction to systematic philosophy began with Kierkegaard and continued in various forms through analytic philosophy, existentialism, hermeneutics, and deconstructionism.

Deconstruction

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In modern philosophy the reaction to systematic philosophy began with Kierkegaard and continued in various forms through analytic philosophy, existentialism, hermeneutics, and deconstructionism.

Argument

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An argument is a set of statements, one of which (the conclusion), it is said or implied, follows from the others (the premises).

Dialectic

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This exchange and resulting revision of views is called dialectic.

Wonder (emotion)

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Plato said that "philosophy begins in wonder", a view which is echoed by Aristotle: "It was their wonder, astonishment, that first led men to philosophize and still leads them."

Suspicion (emotion)

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The initial impulse to philosophize may arise from suspicion, for example that we do not fully understand, and have not fully justified, even our most basic beliefs about the world.

Outline of philosophy

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Another element of philosophical method is to formulate questions to be answered or problems to be solved.

Philosophical theory

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Another approach is to enunciate a theory, or to offer a definition or analysis, which constitutes an attempt to solve a philosophical problem.

Definition

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Another approach is to enunciate a theory, or to offer a definition or analysis, which constitutes an attempt to solve a philosophical problem.

Philosophical analysis

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Another approach is to enunciate a theory, or to offer a definition or analysis, which constitutes an attempt to solve a philosophical problem.

List of unsolved problems in philosophy

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Another approach is to enunciate a theory, or to offer a definition or analysis, which constitutes an attempt to solve a philosophical problem.