Humanities and Social Sciences
Volume 8, Issue 6, November 2020, Pages: 177-181
Received: Sep. 10, 2020;
Accepted: Oct. 15, 2020;
Published: Nov. 11, 2020
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Agenagn Kebede, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Woldia University, Woldia, Amhara, Ethiopia
The purpose of this writing was to provide general excerpt of philosophy for the first time readers. This general excerpt of philosophy will minimize fundamental misunderstanding of philosophy. As my observation and experience, most of the time, in my country, Ethiopia and in my continent, Africa, individuals who are not study and know philosophy as a discipline, have not idea of what philosophy means. Even if they have idea of philosophy, their idea is out of the truck. For them everything is philosophy. Poem, dance, conversation and etc… are philosophy. The poet, the dancer, the informer and the talkative are philosophers. However, philosophy is not talking of trash events. It does not mean ordinary dialogue rather it is hard science which typically has its own scientific procedure and scientific investigation. Philosophers are persons who deal with science of wisdom: wisdom of knowledge, reality, ethics, politics and beauty. Accordingly, for the purpose, I, roughly, melting together the different topics of philosophy in to different branches of philosophy. Further, the unforgotten point over here is that I did document analysis as a baseline to give general expert of philosophy.
Providing General Excerpt of Philosophy for the First Time Readers, Humanities and Social Sciences.
Vol. 8, No. 6,
2020, pp. 177-181.
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