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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 undergraduates ...
From the classical philosophers I turned to the moderns, thinking that among
them, perhaps, I should find what I wanted. I could not discover much agreement
among them. I found myself convinced by the critical parts of their works, but
when I ...
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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