Philosophy and the real world, are they connected?

Ever wonder if philosophy could have any relevance to the real world? What methodology do philosophers use to solve problems and are these methods helpful? What is the difference between analytical and continental philosophy? For an intriquing read about how to answer these questions, see Mark Vernon’s article, “Another think coming”, published in the Financial Times, on May 11, 2007. The article was published some years ago, nonetheless it’s a good read!

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