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lxiv There is no reason why philosophers should not be also men of letters . But
to write well does not come by instinct ; it is an art that demands arduous study .
The philosopher does not speak only to other philosophers and to
It is curious to notice that when they speak of evil , philosophers so often use
toothache as their example . They point out with justice that you cannot feel my
toothache . In their sheltered , easy lives it looks as though this were the only pain
But at this point a certain hesitation has betrayed itself . Common experience ,
especially the common experience of philosophers , shows that a great many
men are no great shakes . Immortality is too stupendous a notion to be
entertained in ...
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