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Season three of our Looking for Wisdom course, where we're looking at the philosophy of work. This week: hunters and gatherers, Mencius, Aristotle and slavery.
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The latest news from Looking for Wisdom: our new course on the philosophy of work, books and podcasts, the art of pleasure, and more.
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Is philosophy the love of wisdom? Or is it, as some philosophers have suggested, the wisdom of love? And what do love and wisdom have to do with each other anyway?
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What does it mean to say "I love you"? And how do these three little words change our sense of ourselves, our commitments, and our future?
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Does love lift us up where we belong? Or is it a kind of madness? In this week's class, we plunge into Plato's Symposium and Phaedrus to find out.
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When reading philosophy, it's easy to feel under the obligation to read systematically. But why not give up on feelings of obligation, and read haphazardly?
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