A curious definition of divination from Plato’s Symposium 188 c-d:[Read More]
Wisdom, love and philosophy
Is philosophy the love of wisdom, or is it the wisdom of love?
Returning to some old notes on wisdom and love in the philosophy, for a class I’m writing. And they still seem relevant to my interests.
Is philosophy the love of wisdom? Or it is, as Levinas says, “the wisdom of love” (or “the wisdom of love in the service of love”)? — Serres, too, argues the latter in his pamphlet En Amour Sommes-Nous des Bêtes?[Read More]