The Philosophical Side Essay

Submitted By garner221
Words: 372
Pages: 2

Dear Mr. Moore Hello, my name is Garner Day I am 16 years old and live in South Lake Tahoe, Ca. some of my interests are skate boarding, exercise, a Japanese skill toy called the Kendama and anything to do with Sherlock Holmes; but mainly philosophy and really a very long list of almost everything. In the prompt you told me to introduce myself to you, as I stated before I am interested in philosophy, and this makes up a lot of who I am. In my opinion the best way to understand someone in the philosophical way is to have them answer a question, one that is not only close to them but to the person they are trying to make them selves understood. And I intend to do that. For instance, what is the nature of our relationship? The easy answer is Learning, So I guess the real question would be what is the nature of learning? The definition of learning is the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, practice, study, or by being taught, as Google put it. That is the definition, but what does this mean? To me it means that a person or persons has mastered or is in the process of mastering certain neurological impulse patterns, mental or physical, either from the world around them or from someone who has. Whether it is English, math, skateboarding or psychology it is in this instance, irrelevant. What really is relevant is that even with the definition of learning firmly under our grasp we have yet to even scratch the surface of the questions, what is the nature of our…