Philosophy challenges students to move beyond uncritical patterns of thought, to recognize problems, and to exchange a more naive world view for a more considered and justifiable one. In doing so, students learn to think in ways that are simultaneously both disciplined and imaginative.
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Contextualism is the idea that “knowledge” is a context-sensitive term. Invariantism, on the other hand, holds that claims to knowledge do not vary in different contexts. Which of these views is more compelling?