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Why Study Philosophy?

Plato:  "The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life."

Aristotle: "It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."

Socrates: "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."

Michelangelo:  "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high and falling short; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving our mark."

Descartes: "I think, therefore I am."

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