Philosophy is a good tool to help people understands about complicated questions as regards human’s knowledge, truth, and the existence itself. As philosophy means the desire for truth, the never-ending question to have an answer, and if we try to answer solitary questions in life without reference, our life will be very dull and difficult.

I have learned the different concepts of philosophers about self. According to Socrates that the body belongs to the physical realm, as it gives existence to the soul, while the soul belongs to the ideal realm because it is eternal and immortal, and Plato believes that the soul and body has already existed. Where the body is just a physical part ...

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firmly bought dualism, the mind and physical body are entirely separate. He also indicates our thinking processes. I have also learned, we gain knowledge through our experiences, where our ideas came from our impressions to someone and we get impressions on our senses. Immanuel Kant indicates that its not just on thinking but our ability to reason. We can observe and that’s where we get our impression on someone, because we cannot see the soul, and that’s the concept of Gilbert Ryle, Behaviorism. Paul Churchland is like the concept of Rene Descartes; they are both linked to dualism. He supports the idea of physical brain gives people the sense of self. And lastly, Maurice Merleau-Ponty was convinced that consciousness, the body and the world are usually involved in perceiving the world.

Given the topics discussed, I realized that there are so many concepts about the self, about how we see the world, and philosophy is a wide range an integral part of human life. I hope with ...

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