Philosophy’s Pragmatic Value
Part 1: What is philosophy?
What is meant by “philosophy” – particularly philosophy as a pursuit of truth that takes place in the context ofa process of clarity and accuracy of thought. Make sure you explain why this process is of central importance to philosophy.
Part 2: What practical value does philosophy have?
xplain how philosophy applies to your life. You may want to use a current situation you are involved in or you may want to explain how it will apply to your life in the future – say as a parent or in your career. Either way, make sure you clearly and adequately explain the connection between philosophy and the situation in a manner which helps clarify the practical value of philosophy.