The original meaning of the word philosophy comes from the Greek roots philo- meaning “love” and – sophos, or “wisdom.” When someone studies philosophy they want to understand how and why people do certain things and how to live a good life. In other words, they want to know the meaning of life.
You study Science because it affects your daily life to a great extent, but you chose to ignore the reason, Why millions of people follow a sect (Hindu , Christian , Islam , Buddhist). What is this liberty idea that America follows and Why Russian Communism principle is against that , how they evolved ?
Is god real ? If yes , Is he omnipotent ?? If he is omnipresent? what is the nature of his existence? If he is all powerful can he create square circle? Can he produce evil if the world is his existence? See this is the beauty of philosophy .
I was really curious to study all this and after studying it , trust me it will make you feel proud to be an INDIAN, the motherland of Philosophy. It will surely change you as a person.
If you have even a moderate interest in philosophy, try to go through some books of university level. If you see your understanding going in any direction and it does not bore you, it’s for you. Once you begin understanding philosophy, you have the chances that you can exploit it at any level.
For Reference We have Covered Philosophy shortly in Four Major Streams
Quotes & Personal facts
Quotes & Personal facts often unfurl a person more than his philosophy of life, thus, before delving into the philosophy of a particular philosopher one must know few things about him & read few of his quotes. This will help one to gain insights of the philosophers mind & beliefs. We have tried to note down few of the best selected quotes & interesting facts of famous philosophers who lived their life by their beliefs.
Greatest Philosophers of All Time
Here we have tried to narrow down the greatest philosophers from all over the world & a brief info about what they stood for.
- Top 15 Greatest Philosophers of All Time
- Top 7 Russian Philosophers Who Ever Lived
- Top 10 Indian Philosophers of All Time
- Greatest British Philosophers Of All Time
- Greatest German Philosophers Who Ever Lived
- Top 10 French Philosophers Of All Time
- Top 10 Greek Philosophers In History
- Top 10 Greatest American Philosophers
- Greatest Japanese Philosophers Who Ever Lived
- Greatest Chinese Philosophers In History
- Greatest Middle East Philosophers Of All Time