This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?
Title Introduction : Philosophizing and Insight
This lesson will explain the similarities and differences of philosophizing and insight. III. Objectives: At the end of the lesson, you will be able to: 1. explain the similarities and differences of philosophizing and insight; and, 2. give your own example of an insight IV. V. Past Lesson • Philosophy: Concept, Deduction, Indction… Content: Philosophizing Philosophizing is searching for meaning. If you experience a push to think deeply of an emotional experience of love, hatred, anger etc, you are into philosophizing. The word philosophizing seems very serious to you as young students of philosophy, but your daily and ordinary encounters, activities and experiences in your life provide many situations for you to make series of inquiries about many things that you want to be clarified and understood. For example, in your classroom, you happen to meet your crush and suddenly greets you “ Good Morning!”, If in the past he or she did not even utter a word to you, that greeting would be surprising and exciting to you. In that case, you could not help but ask yourself, and start asking why? Like, why did he/she greet me this morning (with a smile)? Why was the gesture so amiable and friendly? Why was she/he cordial? You were not aware of it, but you were already into philosophizing. I remember the time in college when my literature professor entered the classroom with a tape recorder and played the poem of Edna St. Vincent Millay.
And when lights begin to show Up from the town. The philosophers call this “insight.” to me it meant “trials and frustrations. to the fishermen and the painters. Watch the wind bow down the grass. I will mark which must be mine. scientists. What I do with insight This means that when you have an insight. At one o’clock in the afternoon.” The men who have insights had ever since used their intelligence and powers of reflection. it should not stay with you as insight. and acted on their reflections. was Millay philosophizing? I think so. in his article “Insight.She told us to focus listening on the recitation of the tape recorded poem and writ e a literary piece inspired by “Afternoon on a Hill” by Edna St.. You must do something about it.” It meant different things to my classmates. in the poem “Afternoon on a Hill.J. I will look at cliffs and clouds With quiet eyes.” he said that there are two things to be considered regarding an insight: 1. With our rich minds as were still young. it was really a difficult time for thinking. And the grass rise. Insight Insight is that one that we “see” into something more than what meets our eyes. The insight itself 2. S. Afternoon on a Hill by Edna St. And then start down! The question is. When our teacher asked us the meaning of “cliffs and clouds. Ferriols. Vincent Millay. According to Father Roque J. and it means different things to the journalists. I wrote a poem instead. thought and pondered on these. Vincent Millay I will be the gladdest thing Under the sun! I will touch a hundred flowers And not pick one. my classmates were able to write essays and short stories. The history of philosophy shows that men have seen and noticed things around them. . All poetry is philosophizing.
The power of prayer 2. he was able to regain slowly his consciousness and use his faculties. but there were no signs of improvement in his state.Permit me to refer to a personal experience. but it was a unique experience. Suddenly a cold and fragrant wind : that of roses. VI. my husband was hospitalized because of severe headache and high fever. That God is the greatest doctor of all. That evening when we had our family prayer beside his bed. A day passed . Some may have a ready explanation about the phenomenon. My children and I were so terrified because he became unconscious and we thought it was his end. I am sure there are still those who still believe and testify that prayers can do wonders. Fifteen years ago. What is insight to you? VII. It is not for the insensitive. I know that in spite of the advancement of technology nowadays. From that incident. passed by. because after this. After a day. No matter how it was. That during the early evening of May 19. I said yes. I “saw” two things: 1.” that was what literature teachers say. So is insight. Insight is only for the aware. In this lesson. he was released by the hospital for home. I believed that a miracle happened. can you say that a poet is philosophizing? What does Millay want to say in her “Afternoon on a Hill?” 2. Our children and I really did pray sincerely to ask God’s intercession for the healing of my husband. who can feel the pain and cry. This was seen by all present as a sign of the Heavenly Father’s answering our prayers. He asked me if I felt the cold wind and smelled the fragrance. References . you realize that it takes a “special” person to philosophize. So is philosophy in its finest hour. Some people might be skeptical about my experience. Discussion Questions: 1. his health remarkably improved. He joined in our prayer in silence. for the dense. I was very surprised when the hand of my husband moved and slightly touched my hand. It is for those who stop to listen. “Poetry is for the elite. for those who have “eye” to see. After the process of philosophizing ( a search for meaning) has been explained to you. He was attended immediately in the hospital and strong dosage of medicines were administered.
J and Rowlands. (2011). Mandaluyong City: National Bookstore. Quezon City: C&E PublishingCo..S. L.com/Epistemology_Philosophy. (2007). J. Philosophy of Man 3rd edition. Landauer. R.html Pasigui. C. importanceofphilosophy.(1995). The Importance of philosophy. . Philosophy of Man.Cruz.