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Different Branches of Philosophy

Updated on March 16, 2011

Different Branches of Philosophy

1. Metaphysics - This philosophy study deals with the question concerning ultimate reality and strives to explain it in its most general terms through its first and most universal principle.

2. Cosmology - This philosophy study strives to formulate a theory explaining the origin, nature and end of the universe.

3. Ethics - This philosophy study look into the rightness or wrongness of human act.

4. Theodicy - This philosophy study concerns God: His existence and His nature. It also attempts to reconcile the seeming conflict between the goodness of God and the existence of evil in the world.

5. Epistemology - This philosophy study concerns human knowledge: what knowledge is, what the conditions are which make human knowledge possible and the extent to which human knowledge can grasp or reach.

6.Political Philosophy - This philosophy study is concerned with good governance of the State, which includes the theory of its origin, the structure of the government and its different forms, and the qualities of a good leader.

7. Philosophy of the Human Person - This philosophy study focuses on the human person, his or her natures with the hope maximizing his or her good attributes in order to live life fully human. The goal of this study is to humanize the person and enable him or her to lead a good life.

8. Aesthetics - This philosophy study sets forth several theories concerning beauty and good taste.

9 - logic - This philosophy study is concerned with the structure and principles of correct thinking and right reasoning.


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      joydonaire 15 months ago

      thanks :-)

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      gan 18 months ago

      thank you!

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      roel 19 months ago

      thank for all i learn about this philosophy

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      JHea 19 months ago

      thAnk yOu i Learn morE abOut philOsophy:)

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      juan 20 months ago

      Only 9 missing 3 branches?

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      Jp 20 months ago

      Only 10?

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      markben 20 months ago

      only nine missing one item \

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      Geraldine 2 years ago

      Thanks! I've learned a lot...

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      hasina 2 years ago

      Ya i like but plz snd and tell us about the examples of branches. Thnks

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      renzer 2 years ago

      please give an example of rational psychology ???

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      paulo 2 years ago

      can you please give the reference?

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      Mary Ann 2 years ago

      Thanks for the information....


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      eric 2 years ago

      thankyou. i've got my assignment perfect:)

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      John 2 years ago

      Thanks a lot !!!! :D

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      fyi 2 years ago

      thanks for the informations :)

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      Bryan 2 years ago

      Thanks for the information! I'd learned a lot :)

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      faUl shah 2 years ago

      PhiLosophy is An interesting subject' we shouLd learn from iT.

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      john razel boquilon 2 years ago

      I am more concern about the job of every branches.. , can you gave me a hint?

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      ronald 3 years ago

      what is the no. 10 branch

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      skembern 3 years ago

      there are 10 branches of philosophy, why is it that there are only 9 in your page?

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      marlon 3 years ago

      very nice i have put more knowledge about philosophy thanks

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      laesa :) 3 years ago

      i learn a lot from it... thank you! :)

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      raymart 6 years ago


      plez send a examples every branches!!!