The hardest question ever asked: What is truth?
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Philosophers have struggled with the question "What is truth?" from the dawn of time.
The current theory of truth among the public and scientists is that truth corresponds with facts and reality. Many scientists would add that the scientific method is the central system for determining facts and the best tool to find the truth.
Inductive logic is the process of observations, then drawing conclusions from that limited data.
Science can put people on the moon and give us things like iPads. Science is the best way to understand the material world, but it can't answer the most important questions in life.
For example, science can't say anything substantive about love, beauty, purpose in life, yet they are the driving forces behind most human behaviour. Philosophy (and religion) have lots to say on these topics. Our best attempt to understand the truth is when we pay attention to both.
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Philosophy is a confusing subject. But it's important to understand the basics. The three main branches of philosophy are Epistemology (the study of knowledge), Meta-physics (the study of existence and reality), and Axiology (the study of values).