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What’s Wrong with Philosophy? 2: It lacks sensibility to human life. 

Philosophy is a high logicking that the rest of us can’t manage, but it isn’t wisdom.  Wisdom should be about human life, but human life is something that philosophers have the wrong kind of minds for. Philosophy lacks ‘human sensibility to human life’.  It lacks that particular human faculty of feeling for human matters.  What it has always offered is logic, maths and science, which aren’t the appropriate mental methodologies…

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