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Metaphysics

The theory of the nature of things.

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Epistemology

The theory of knowledge.

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Axiology

The theory of value.
Ethics: What should we do?

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Logic

The theory of good arguments/reasoning.

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What things?

Metaphysics

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What exists?

Metaphysics

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What is the world made of?

Metaphysics

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Does the world contain only one basic type of substance (e.g. matter), or are there other types (e.g. mind)?

Metaphysics

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What is the mind?

Metaphysics

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How is the mind related to the body?

Metaphysics

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Can the mind survive the death of the body?

Metaphysics

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Do we have free will, or is every action determined by prior causes?

Metaphysics

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What is a person?

Metaphysics

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Under what conditions is a person at one time identical with a person at another time?

Metaphysics

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Is there a God?

Metaphysics

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What is knowledge?

Epistemology

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What are the sources of knowledge?

Epistemology

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What is truth?

Epistemology

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Can we acquire knowledge of the external world?

Epistemology

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Under what conditions are we justified in believing something?

Epistemology

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What is value?

Axiology

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What are the sources of value?

Axiology

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What makes an action right or wrong?

Axiology

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What makes a person good or bad?

Axiology

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What makes a work of art beautiful?

Axiology

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Are value judgments objective or subjective?

Axiology

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Does morality require God?

Axiology

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Are there universal human rights?

Axiology

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What is the best form of government?

Axiology

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Is civil disobedience ever justified?

Axiology