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The Story of Philosophy
Philosophy is often viewed as a field of isolation, or the literal ivory tower. The word is seen as a big word, a fancy word, used by the elite, arrogant, and out of touch.
That’s not what I’m doing here.
Philosophy is the story of humanity and the history of ideas, and it’s meant for everyone.
This page is my attempt to answer three basic questions about philosophy: What is philosophy, how is it useful, and why is it important?