This chapter discusses the two types of philosophy, natural and analytical. Natural philosophy, now called natural science or simply science, deals with things found in nature and it does not require much exercise of the imagination. Analytical philosophy, on the other hand, deals with conceptual analysis. It often involves the intellectual taking to pieces of concepts or ideas, discovering the elements and components of an idea or concept and examination of how they are related. There are different perceptions of an analytical philosopher including one involved in conceptual geography or conceptual mapping or charting, and one involved in therapy to cure certain characteristic kinds of intellectual disorder.
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