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‘Philosophy’ has always been bunk, 6: its backwardness on human life

When I started reading interpretations of the great Philosophers of the Western World from Thales of Miletus onwards, I couldn’t believe they were really serious in expounding their logico-mathematical cogitations as Wisdom.  I couldn’t hold what they seemed to be saying in my mind.  This was stuff for bright schoolboys. Surely, I felt, they must  be saying something higher and deeper, but which I was failing to get hold of.  …

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