Monday, 26 July 2010

The philomythos and the philosophos

Aristotle, Metaphysics Book I 982b 12-20:
For it is owing to their wonder that men both now begin and at first began to philosophize; ... And a man who is puzzled and wonders thinks himself ignorant (whence even the lover of myth is in a sense a lover of wisdom, for myth is composed of wonders)... 

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