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What's the most practical philosophy?
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What's the most practical philosophy?
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Moral nihilism
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Hedonism
Ethics
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>>7668021

Edgy
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>>7668013
anime qts
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>>7668021
has this ever been refuted or is the best argument against it >>7668030
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buddhism
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>mfw nobody mentions stoicism
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>>7668069
>having no ego, no desire, no motivation, no care, everything is pointless
>practical
pick one
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>>7668136

That's just a simplification to the point of absurdity. How could Marcus Aurelius be Emperor of Rome?

Being a stoic doesn't mean you can't aim to improve yourself or achieve something in the real world.
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Sophistry
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>>7668013
Existentialism. Not bullshit fedora existentialism, but existentialism based on the writings of the existentialists.

You're responsible for your actions. Whatever you do, it's up to you, and you always have a choice, so make sure you're choosing well. Even if you are stuck in bad situation, you still have choices. Be conscious of your choices.
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>>7668013
whichever resonates with you the most.
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>>7668013
Russian nihilism.
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Aristotelian ethics, obviously.
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>>7668021
Moral realism is far more rational and has much more grounding in reality imho
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Confucianism.
Eastern traditions in general are pragmatic.
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>>7668013
Chaos magic
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Objectivism
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Not asking annoying questions is quite practical
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>>7668344
on an economic basis fgt
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>>7668013
Hindu tantra/buddhism.
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>>7668013
Pragmatism?
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>>7668150
That has nothing to do with Buddhism. Buddhists would say that "achieving something" is just desires of the ego, attachment to desires that leads to suffering.
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Rorty's neo-pragmatism
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>>7668335
moral<
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american liberal pragmatism
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>>7668078

stoicism.

Also, absurdism.
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>>7668052
Weeaboo garbage.
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Stirnerism.
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>>7668263
So positivism?
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>>7668501
so, how is detaching from that which makes you suffer impractical? would you say that the sentence "quit touching the oven burner with your bare hands" is impractical?
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>>7669107
because "detachment" is learned hopelessness by another name
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Objectivism.
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>>7669154
lol
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>>7669154
Whew lad
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>>7669154
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>>7669154
out
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>>7669132
you clearly haven't ever had a "buddhic" epiphany/psychedelic experience
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>>7668136

AVIDYA
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>>7668013
>Non-dualistic Nihilism
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pragmatism is the only right answer. it's the only philosophy that allows you to appropriate whatever you find useful in every other philosophy (except for maybe sterner?)
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>>7669938
y ur right desu
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>>7668013
The one that gives you heureka moments.
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>>7669988
euphoria
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>>7668013
>practical
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>>7668013
Pragmatism
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>>7668013
The philosophy of the too-busy-to-care labourer

Seriously, the most practical thing you can do is forget about philosophical enquiry altogether, stop living in your mom's basement and get a job you fucking bums
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>>7670049
Too busy to care laborer becomes mid-life crisis/middle management fuck up later. We're trying to avoid that.
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>>7668013
Practical implies useful towards a goal

What is the goal?
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>>7669988
>heureka
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>>7668013
most practical
>pragmatism

most efficient
>stoicism
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>>7670114
but the whole point is pragmatism can USE stoicism (and any other idea) to it's heart's content
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>>7670118
>but the whole point is pragmatism can USE stoicism

philosophies are not religions, a person that says "I am a stoic, I am a pragmatic, cynic, hedonist, etc." is only just one.. an idiot.

pragmatism as any other philosophy is just common sense, made into a definition. a philosophy does not 'use' another, labeling an idea exclusively to a school of thought is considered religion more than it could be considered philosophy.
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>>7668335
>is far more rational and has much more grounding in reality
Neither of those things equates to practicality.
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>>7670132
>is just common sense
Uh huh uh huh

But did you know....

...that err the problem....

...The err problem with common sense is...

...It's not so common?
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>>7670132
stoicism take's it's own premises on psychology and the nature of the universe seriously

a pragmatist would "use" stoicism for it's practical value, regardless of whether it's assertions are true. if you practice stoicism but do not believe it you are by definition a pragmatist
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>>7670087
Ellenistic language is p complex
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>>7668013
OP that's a dumb question.
Start with the greeks (Plato, Aristotle) and then work your way up, you will understand what philosophy is about.
Philosophy isn't about picking one and following it blindly. It's about becoming wise and understanding things.
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>>7670177
op's question is a legit question addressed within the scope of philosophy you noob.
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Eclecticism.
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>>7668021
>The most contradictory comprising philosophy is the most practical
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Cynicism.
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>>7668013
pragmatism
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>>7670180
Ok then, name philosophers who addressed that question.
I'm not being confrontational, just curious.
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>>7670303
/thread
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>>7670177
> philosophy is about understanding things
I think it is you who must start with the Greeks
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>>7670831
I was simplifying for OP's sake, but i still stand by my assertion.
You can't just read some modern philosophy and use it as a quasi religion.
If OP is interested in philosophy he shouldn't half ass it by skipping 90% of it, and going straight to the "most practical" thing.

Also you could still say philosophy is about understanding things.
Such as ethics, politics, logic...
By better understanding of these concepts you can guide yourself to any end, thus making understanding practical.
I'm sorry if this is a bit hard to read, english isn't my first language.
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>>7670160
fucken dyke
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>>7668013

altruism
pragmatism
consequentialism
act utilitarianism

people will try and tell you different because people like to seem special and well-educated, but these are the only ones you need, and most likely the only that you will ever apply.
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>>7668021
Practical how?
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>>7668313
This anon is right.
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