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The Relationship between Wisdom and Philosophy: Socrates and Aquinas

Wisdom is defined as, “accumulated knowledge, insight, and judgment” (Marriam-Webster 2013). Ironically, the definition of wisdom reflects the concept of philosophy, the science of the nature of thought. Marriam-Webster dictionary goes further, defining philosophy as “the pursuit of wisdom” (2013). … Continue reading

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Death, Wisdom, and Fear: The Things They Carried and the Apology of Socrates

This week’s readings included The Things they Carried by Tim O’Brien and the Apology of Socrates by Plato. While one story tells us about the trauma and experience of war another cites the duties of man and the virtues of … Continue reading

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