Can wisdom be taught? It’s complicated…

Ever since I started practicing philosophy as the art of life, and teaching people about it, I have operated under two fundamental assumptions: (i) such art can be learned (or I’d be wasting my time trying); and (ii) it can be taught (or I’d be wasting my time writing and speaking about it). Since it is always good — from time to time — to pause and reevaluate one’s assumptions, let’s see how these two hold up to…