Tag Archives: philosophy

Philosophy is a mirror.

What appears therein depends on who is looking and how they look.

Extremes.

The Twitter theorist cares too much about what others think. The philosophical diarist cares too little.

Sound versus sense.

Putting on a Coltrane record doesn’t make you a jazz aficionado any more than reading aloud from a Kierkegaard book makes you philosophically minded.

What’s your problem?

The basic problem of all philosophy.

For Zhuangzi.

Wander beyond the realms of life and death; travel beyond the descriptions of metaphorical and literal.

Man is not the measure of all things.

Man is not even the measure of man.

Another definition.

Aphorism is the philosophy of the moment.

No escape.

We cannot escape our finitude; nor can we escape our infinitude.

For Gramsci.

My stance is pessimistic in psychology, optimistic in philosophy.

A thought on Confucius.

His wisdom consists in being more certain about what should be than what is.