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Top 5 Philosophy Books for the New Term

It’s back to school time, Philosophers! I’m really looking forward to the new term. Today, I am here to recommend the best books for you new Philosophy course. Philosophy is a fantastic course to study. Your brain will be challenged with rational and ethical thinking. Why is Extra reading of Philosophy Books Important in your […]

Should I Study Philosophy?
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Should I Study Philosophy?

First of all, congratulations to everyone on their great GCSE results this year. I hope that you are happy with your results, and that you are now aspiring to work towards further study, which is a great decision. However, choosing the right further education courses can be difficult, you are still quite young to be […]

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Ancient Greek Philosophers: Top 5

Philosophy is generally divided into four categories – Ancient, Medieval, Modern and Contemporary. Western Philosophy is said to have its origins in Ancient Greece (the ancient cities of Asia Minor). Ancient Greek Philosophy tended to overlap with science and ethics. So, who are my Top 5 Ancient Greek Philosophers? Top 5 Ancient Greek Philosophers #5 […]

What is the difference between Direct Realism and Indirect Realism?

As philosophers, it is natural to investigate the issue of perception. When objects are perceived, do they exist independent of our minds? Here are the two main interpretations: Direct realism Direct realism is the idea that the immediate object of perception are minded independent objects and their properties. Direct realism is often referred to as […]

Nietszche God is Dead: What was really meant by the Death of God?

Who was Nietzsche? The most popular German philosopher of the enlightenment period was Nietzsche. God is dead was his most famous and contraversial statement. Nietzsche is often misunderstood as pessimistic and anti-religion, yet he is one of the most famous philosophers of all time.   Nietzsche God is dead: What did Nietzsche mean when he […]

Philosophy Mugs – Great gifts for Students!

Philosophers love to drink tea whilst philosophyzing! We found this great selection of Philosophy Mugs online. To purchase any of these mugs, click on the image. To see more philosophy mugs, follow this link.

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‘The Allegory of The Cave’ by Plato: Summary and Meaning

The ‘Allegory Of The Cave’ is a theory put forward by Plato, concerning human perception. Plato claimed that knowledge gained through the senses is no more than opinion and that, in order to have real knowledge, we must gain it through philosophical reasoning. ‘The Allegory of the Cave’ by Plato  In the Allegory of the […]

The Study of Philosophy

Beginning your study of Philosophy is tough. Chances are, you’ve never studied anything like this before. So, where do you begin? How do you understand the principles of Philosophy and how to study it? Why is the Study of Philosophy different to other Subjects? The study of Philosophy is very different from other subjects such […]

Why Study Philosophy?

Why Study Philosophy? Many students ask: “Why Study Philosophy?”  As mentioned in my last blog, Philosophy students are often amongst the most rounded and employable students. There are many advantages of being a philosophy student, that are subject specific and more generic. Philosophy – Subject Specific Skills The skills gained from a philosophy qualification include… […]


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