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What Is Human Wisdom?

Aristotle on how to wisely choose one’s goals in life

Photo by Dušan S. on Unsplash

Who is a wise person? And who is a fool? Is wisdom the same as learning? And are older people necessarily wiser than younger ones?

Aristotle asked himself these questions in his Nicomachean Ethics, 2,400 years ago. His own teacher, Plato, has thought that wisdom is a kind of love: an erotic wish to possess “the…

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