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It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.

Aristotle (384-322 BCE)

What did Aristotle really mean when he referred to “phronesis”? Is knowledge eternal? How many ways are there for us to arrive at “truth”? David Blockley explores the concept of practical wisdom and explains why we need to value it.

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Is it actually possible though?
I’d read somewhere that to comprehend an idea, one must accept it as true first, then dismiss it or not after it’s been understood.

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