Essay on Philosophy Is The Study Of Knowledge

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Philosophy is the study of knowledge. It helps us understand how we form our ideas and

thoughts. Philosophy helps us lay the foundational basis for the acquisition of our knowledge and

thoughts. It important to study the many different people that helped lay the foundation of

philosophy for us. Some of those people include Aristotle, Plato, Socrates, and C.S. Lewis.

Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates were the early philosophers that laid the general foundation of

philosophy for all other people to come after them. C.S. Lewis is another huge thinker in the

realms of philosophy due to his strong moral argument. He is a key thinker for Christians as he

has helped Christians to give a persuasive argument for a personal Creator. C.S. Lewis’s moral

argument is divided into 4 different areas: right and wrong, Christian beliefs, Christian behavior,

and Doctrine of the Trinity. It is through morality, Christian beliefs, Christian behavior, and the

doctrine of the Trinity that C.S. Lewis’s moral argument is founded upon and gives people the

distinct knowledge that there is a personal Creator.

Before I begin to talk about the influence that C.S. Lewis had on philosophy through his

moral argument, I would like to provide some background about C.S. Lewis. He was born in

1898. He was a novelist, theologian, broadcaster, and a Christian apologist. Although he wrote

Mere Christianity, Lewis was not always a Christian. Lewis grew up in a Christian home,


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