The purpose of this assignment is to articulate the value of philosophical inquiry and identify the importance of ancient philosophy in shaping modern scientific thought.
Answer the following questions as thoroughly as you can. Each answer should be approximately 200 words. Make sure you explain your answer in such a way that even a person who does not know anything about philosophy would understand and gain an insight into philosophical concepts. You may use any writing format (MLA, APA, or Chicago).
1. According to Democritus the world is a vacuum containing an infinite number of atoms that can never be created or destroyed. On the basis of what argument did Democritus arrived at this conclusion and in what respect did it contribute to the advancement of scientific discoveries?
2. Besides the obvious contribution to mathematics, explain in what other respects the philosophical ideas of Pythagoras influenced our modern understanding of reality.
3. According to Bertrand Russell, who is the “practical man” and why must we free ourselves from the prejudices of the “practical man”? Give some examples of social aspects generated by practical man’s thinking.
4. With what type of questions does philosophy deal? Describe the main five branches of philosophy and give examples of the type of questions to which each branch is concerned.
Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.
You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.Read more
Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.Read more
Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.Read more
Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.Read more
By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.Read more