It could be gleaned from his works that culture is one of the core elements for his study of filipino philosophy he encountered some problems on the inclusion of culture in the definition of philosophy but eventually it was accepted. The other important view is the traditional approach that identifies individual filipino philosophers this approach is used in the discipline of philosophy in that respect, it may likewise be called the philosophical approach to philosophy since in “greek philosophy” one names individual greek philosophers, so one should likewise name. Kindly hit like guys help us to get 100 likes we need this for our final grade thank you :. Philosophy is indispensable in our life as our mind is indispensable in our activities of living what then is the generally accepted philosophy of the filipinos today since most of the filipinos are religious or have some beliefs in supernatural, then most of their philosophical ideas are derived from that. Authentic discourse in philosophy, filipino philosophy suffers from inadequacy if it were to be compared to the greek tradition of philosophy quitos commentary gives us an insight on why such is the current state of.
Filipino philosophy and post-modernity raymundo r pavo, university of the philippines mindanao, philippines abstract: post-modernity, with its stress on freedom and creativity, is a vantage point. Filipino philosophy in other nations, philosophers are regarded as wise and learned sages in china, for example, confucius is widely revered in the western world, even the relatively unlearned know that the likes of plato, socrates and aristotle are to be respected and emulated. A thorough discussion of that paper need not be presented here suffice to say, it was generally viewed that while filipino philosophy remained underdeveloped, the initial findings of that paper suggest a promising field for future studies.
Officially, filipino is defined by the commission on the filipino language (komisyon sa wikang filipino in filipino or simply kwf) as the native dialect, spoken and written, in metro manila, the national capital region, and in other urban centers of the archipelago. Reflections on a filipino philosophy of time a national culture is the whole body of efforts made by a people in the sphere of thought to describe, justify, and praise the action. More detailed discussion may be found in elements of filipino philosophy by fr leonardo n mercado, svd the less westernized or urbanized a filipino is, the greater the degree of these tendencies, which to a large extent may apply to other oriental people as well. Filipino philosophy: a western tradition in an eastern setting 1 rolando m gripaldo, phd 2 in tracing historically the development of filipino philosophy as traditionally conceived, the author discovered that the early filipino philosophers were enlightenment thinkers.
Ancient eastern philosophy on the ancient wisdom of buddhism, hinduism, taoism & confucianism the most important characteristic of the eastern world view - one could almost say the essence of it - is the awareness of the unity and mutual interrelation of all things and events, the experience of all phenomena in the world as manifestations of a basic oneness. The sense mercado ascribes to filipino philosophy makes it very uniquewhen he speaks of the “western tradition”, my previous examples of hume, russell, descartes and sartre fall under this and are quite different from mercado’s conception. In tracing historically the development of filipino philosophy as traditionally conceived, the author discovered that the early filipino philosophers were enlightenment thinkers this was the direct consequence of the filipino colonial experience and the explanation why the trajectory of filipino philosophy is basically western in orientation.
Literature is the bearer of all the treasures in the world—that includes the filipino’s ideology and philosophy, which are reflected in their own literatures this literary analysis is a descriptive-qualitative research, employing the marxist criticism in the assumptions related to the literary persona in ricaredo demetillo’s barter in. The filipino has its own philosophy which is based on his being an “eastern man” with the influences of culture shaped by the rich history and nurtured by the major filipino languages and dialects, and by the education imparted to the filipino mind. Filipino thought is more of a philosophy of life than a philosophy of being it is metaphorical rather than literal in its formulations example: whatever the tree is, so is its fruits.
Filipino philosophy from 1774 to 1997 and on the state of philosophy in the philippines today part two is the bibliography proper of the original work (1774-1992) while part three is the. Some filipino values include love of family, a strong work ethic,and appreciation for beauty. Is there a filipino philosophy i read an essay titled “doing philosophy in the philippines” by dr afredo p co and his answer to this question can be summarized this way: since the philippines is a melting pot of cultures brought about by invasions, missionaries, trade etc the philippines has no distinctive and native philosophy to speak of. The modern day filipino philosophers are from all walks of life for philosophy is not only gained through academics but also by experiences the most obvious ones are the intellectuals who sought refuge in ivory towers.