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  1. Mar 27, 2003 #1
    this is my first post and i need some help.

    i want to learn philosophy by myself but i don't know where to start. i hope someone will guide me where to start or what book should i buy. for your reference, i'm just starting to learn philosophy. thank you.
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  3. Mar 27, 2003 #2
    There are any number of books for beginners on philosophy. However, I'd suggest before you buy anything you just surf the web for stuff. There's a tremendous amount of free material available that isn't all written for professional philosophers. I'd also suggest that Asian philosophy tends to be particularly difficult for westerners to understand.

    If you are interested in Asian philosophy, Allan Watts is a good place to start. For western philosophy I'd start with the ancient Greeks.
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