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FirstChild’s Introduction to Philosophy

Posted by Laurence on January 27, 2009

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Some time ago I was an invited speaker at a function of a prestigious society. On this occasion,  I spoke on the history of western philosophy. You see I’ve done a bit of philosophy in my time, but I can control it.* Philosophy is important, it is not about material things like producing things like food or clothing, or manufacturing goods your country can export to earn foreign exchange which it can use on frivolous things like fuel and new medical equipment. Philosophy’s about a lot more than that.

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