. This examination will show that Heraclitus frames his own thought in terms of his rebuke of this naïve view of wisdom and the world, which came before him. I will argue that Heraclitus does not advise avoiding experience of many things, rather, he advises rejecting experience of things as merely many
In short, if you are your own harshest critic, the slanders of others will not be painful cuts. And as one makes progress as a philosopher, as these skills become second nature, one should resist the temptation to start priding oneself as someone of great wisdom. And one should
Nothing can exist outside God, as alien or exterior to him. […] There is only the one God in his divine Wisdom, and outside him nothing whatever. What is not God is nothing . 3
Bulgakov does not mean to propose that what is not identical to the one God does not exist; for obviously there are many
’ De Communi Mathematica Scientia (= DCMS ) (82.17–22). 5 Here, Aristotle argues for the claim that philosophy—the “acquisition and use of wisdom” ( ktēsis te kai chrēsis sophias : 6, 40.2–3/B53, cf. 6, 37.7–9/B8)—is easy :
For with no pay coming from people to those who philosophize (τοῖς
The Importance of Inquiry for Understanding (Ancient) Philosophy
At least since Socrates, philosophy has been understood as the desire for acquiring a special kind of knowledge, namely wisdom, a kind of knowledge that human beings ordinarily do not possess. According to ancient thinkers
in Kantian ethics. It nevertheless performs in a way, that is observed as accurate moral behaviour. Thus, the machine has in the end something that Aristotle would call phronesis , which in the context of moral action could be understood as practical wisdom, the ability to act in the right way under
. As such, he understands evil when setting out to create a world with which to share his goodness and wisdom in creative power, but he does not will it. He is bound both by conceptual and ethical necessity to act in accordance with his infinite goodness and share with a finite reality the fullness
, schreibt beispielsweise John Wisdom, haben wir nicht den Eindruck, über Wörter zu sprechen. 5 Wenn wir darauf bestehen, dass die Aussage »Eine Person kann nicht an zwei Orten gleichzeitig sein« eigentlich vom Wort »Person« (in Kombination mit den anderen involvierten Wörtern) handelt oder jedenfalls wahr
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