Constructive truth.

Philosophy/Wisdom for Socrates was not knowing lots of facts, or knowing how to do something. It meant understanding the true nature of our existence, including the limits of what we can know.

Relying on someone else’s authority (for truth) was completely against the spirit of Aristotle‘s research. It’s against the spirit of philosophy too. Authority doesn’t prove anything by itself. Aristotle’s own methods were investigation, research and reasoning. Philosophy thrives on debates, arguments, on the possibility of being wrong, on challenging views and exploring alternatives. – Nigel Warburton,  A little on philosophy.

But don’t become such a skeptic who refuse to commit to any beliefs, even not to his own skeptical intuition…

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