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Looking for Wisdom

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy: #2 Reading haphazardly

Reading systematically is no way to read philosophy

Image: The Distracted Reader by Rick&Brenda Beerhorst. Creative Commons 2.0 licence via Flickr.

Philosophers and storytellers

The moment you pick up a philosophy book, if you are anything like me, you will almost immediately feel heavy with a cluster of obligations. The obligation to understand. The obligation to take this great work…



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Will Buckingham

Writer & philosopher. PhD. Stories & ideas to make the world a better place. HELLO, STRANGER (Granta 2021): BBC R4 Book of the Week. Twitter @willbuckingham