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Philosophy in Daily Life


The postscript article “What Is Philo­sophy?” by Suyash Saxena (EPW, 15 June 2019) was a delightful read. The ­author answered a question that was not so easy to answer, that too in a form ­understandable to a nine-year-old child. 

It is learned that philosophy, like all sciences, is a pursuit of knowledge in the mundane affairs of daily life; that philosophy, like art, is essentially an activity of discovering the abstract beauty hidden behind the obviousness of ordinary things, which go unnoticed by an ordinary person. 

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Updated On : 11th Jul, 2019


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