Thesis two: the wisdom of love

This is the second of the two theses that will shape a paper in the project I mentioned here in the past.

What matters in the quest to be a well-rounded person is that all knowledge is not necessarily disparate. It has to be joined not only by a love of wisdom but also by a wisdom of love. Knowledge has as its goal the liberation of the self from itself, in the direction of loving God and others. Curiosity has the object of stretching not only the mind, but also the heart, to enable empathy and sympathy within the liberated self. Ultimately, the quest to know is a quest to love.

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I recently posted an announcement about the Heidegger seminar here, but I would want to add my own note: analytic philosophers are especially invited.

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