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  • Sophia: The Christian Mystic's Path To Wisdom

    By Antonia Blumberg, The Huffington Post Philosophers have been pursuing wisdom for centuries. What is it? Who has it? And where does it come from? French philosopher René Descartes wrote in the preface for his Principles of Philosophy : “It is really only God alone who has Perfect Wisdom, that is to...
     Posted by: brendah
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  • Erosophia. Or: the Love/Lack of Wisdom (2017)

    Excerpt: We are told by the Ancients that a philosopher is a “friend” (philos) of wisdom. One’s philoi are those dear to you. In Homer, philos can also mean “proper,” “very own”—as in my very own hand or my own dear heart (Iliad, H130; E155). So wisdom would seem to belong to the philosopher, and s/he...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
  • Transdisciplinary analogy: a combined approach to creative problem-solving and wisdom development for leaders (2013)

    As people working in organizations rise through the managerial ranks, the less important specialized knowledge is, and the more important wisdom becomes in order to guide knowledge workers. However, there are few methodologies that purport to develop wiser leaders. This paper will propose an approach...
    (My publication) Posted by: youngsage
  • “Two Types of Wisdom” (2012)

    Abstract: The concept of wisdom is largely ignored by contemporary philosophers. But given recent movements in the fields of ethics and epistemology, the time is ripe for a return to this concept. This article lays some groundwork for further philosophical work in ethics and epistemology on wisdom. Its...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
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  • Wisdom and Tradition: Aristotle

    As a philosophical concept and cultural ideal, wisdom has enjoyed a long history. It has also acquired a prestige such that one cannot speak of “bad wisdom” or “undesirable wisdom.” Wisdom is good – and where it is lacking, the lack is always regretted. Part of what makes wisdom prestigious is its elusive...
     Posted by: wattawa
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