Bertrand Russell: The Value of Philosophy

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1. The questions that no definite answer can be given

2. It is a need to provide food for the mind; It is exclusively among the goods of the mind that the value of philosophy is to be found;

3. Why should philosophy be studied?

4. To determine the value of philosophy, we must free our minds from the prejudices and the "practical" men.

5. The philosophy

6. Aims primarily at knowledge, which gives unity and system to the body of the sciences of the grounds of our convictions, prejudices, and beliefs.

7. In fact, it should be sought largely in its very uncertainty

8. What if we don't have a tincture of philosophy?

9. Philosophy is to be studied to enlarge our conception of what is possible, enrich our intellectual imagination and diminish the dogmatic assurance which closes the mind against speculation

10. The world tends to become definite, finite, obvious

11. We give incomplete answers

12. Enlarge our thoughts