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A Stupid Man’s Report of What a Clever Man Says – “A History of Western Philosophy” – Bertrand Russell

December 19th, 2010 · No Comments · Criticism, Journalism, Newspapers, The Media

A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says is never accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something that he can understand. I would rather be reported by my bitterest enemy among philosophers than by a friend innocent of philosophy.

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