Looking for Wisdom
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Looking for Wisdom

7 Ways of Reading Philosophy: An Introduction

There are many ways you can read a philosophy book.

Image: Yumeiji Takehisha, Woman Reading a Book on a Sofa (1919), Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Philosophy can often appear to be a daunting subject. All those great minds! All those long words! All those endless sentences that go on for half a page! The popular image of philosophy — an image that some philosophers are reluctant to dispel — is that it is an unusually difficult pursuit. And so…

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Will Buckingham

Will Buckingham

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