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What introduced you to philosophy? posted 30 March 2005 in Philosophy DiscussionWhat introduced you to philosophy? by Alric, Auditor

I think everyone who has ever been encouraged to think for themselves has been submerged in philosophy from that point on. However, there are always way points along our journey.

My first formal introduction came by way of a discussion of Jung and eventually to the archetypes of human thought and expression as expressed in mythology. My first focused experience in philosophy was my first college course... an honors philosophy class for freshmen. I studied primarily Thomas Hume and Plato... an odd combination for a class. But, it was the nature of thought, self-knowledge and intelligence. It was quite difficult. view post


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