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What happened to the science of wisdom?

You make it out as though philosophers used to deal in wisdom and this has stopped recently. Real philosophy has always happened "by mistake" (Of course exceptions prove the rule). In ...
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What happened to the science of wisdom?

Philosophy has merely evolved. The professional discipline we now know as philosophy is not the whole of philosophy. Philosophy was the pursuit of understanding. Many of those understandings have ...
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What happened to the science of wisdom?

The author of the second quote refers to three distinct time periods. Indeed, in ancient times 'philosophy' was a name given to pursuit of theoretical knowledge, episteme, as such. It would be ...
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What is the difference between a " particular" and an " individual being "? (Ontology)

The standard ontological classification distinguishes: (1) particulars and universals (2) concrete and abstract entities. I'm wondering what place to attribute to " individuals" in this ...
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