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Philosophy 2003 C 001Copyright © 1999, Richard Lee Spring 1999
 

Major Branches of Philosophy

Metaphysics
The study of the nature of reality (what there is and what it is like)
Epistemology
The study of the nature of knowledge (what we can know and how we can know it)
Axiology
The study of the nature of value (what is good and what goodness is)


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