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The One Great Question

As a professor of philosophy, I try to help people and myself open up the great questions of the heart. And let me also explain what I mean by that, because for me, philosophy has to do mainly with questions. As I sometimes say—only half jokingly—we philosophers don’t do answers, we do questions. We need …continue

What Kind of Person Do You Want to Be?

Seeking to reconcile the split between our inner child and our adult self, Jacob Needleman follows the ancient spiritual tradition of engaging in a conversation between a guiding wisdom figure and a younger self—an initiation he feels is missing from our culture—in his newest book, I Am Not I. He engages in this tradition be means of a dialogue …continue