‘Philosophy is what philosophers do’, it might be suggested, ‘so let us simply take a few examples of philosophers at work and base our account on what we see there.’ The problem with this approach is easy to detect: How does one go about selecting whom to study? How will you decide who counts as being a philosopher?
There are separate volumes on, among others, epistemology, ethics, aesthetics, political philosophy, philosophy of mind, metaphysics, logic, philosophy of science, philosophy of language, philosophy of religion, feminist philosophy, and cognitive science. Once again the three examples discussed earlier can provide some enlightenment.
Aristotle divided the theoretical sciences into three groups: physics, mathematics, and theology.
Einstein is generally considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century. Special Relativity In 1902 Einstein reached perhaps the lowest point in his life. He could not marry Meliva Maric, whom he loved, and support a family without a job.
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