Explain the differences between the main areas of philosophy?
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They are not the same, therefore they are different.
Science has taken over large areas of philosophy but the main areas are still "how to live a good life " even the word good is denied . In simple terms there are 2 ways to live 1 everything is permitted and 2 do no harm . Most philosophies are just arguments to prove which is true Relativism, Utilitarianism deny absolute vales while others argue for the virtue of ethics each side will give well reasoned argument you have to choose
The rooms are bigger than in the small areas of philosophy.
You think that it is a simple and easy question. It is not so.
It will be clearly known only when you complete your five year degree course and obtain your degree certificate in philosophy. It is not so easy for me to summarize a five year study material within this small answer box.
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