Video from Dr. Jordan B. Cooper
Why You Should Care About Philosophy
This is a clip from a longer discussion that can be found here: • How Culture Changes: A Discussion of ...
Why We Need Philosophy to Help us Navigate Modern Life
"President Michael D Higgins has urged the need to embed philosophy in the Irish education system and to promote it more widely in society. He spoke of “a reflective atmosphere in our classrooms, in our media, in our public space”.
When the psychiatrist Carl Jung was asked what was needed to fix the ills of modern life, he replied “when each person looks to the inner life”.
So, how can philosophy help? It can help distinguish between truth and fallacy in an argument; it can guide you to decide whether you have a moral duty to intervene in a troubling situation that is “none of your business”; it can reinforce psychiatry in resolving personal hurts or anxieties.." from the article: Why We Need Philosophy to Help us Navigate Modern Life