φιλόσοφος

The Greek word φιλόσοφος is put together from σοφός and φίλος. A σοφός is someone who understands something, who has reliable knowledge in a particular area, who understands the matter at hand and who enacts an ultimate decision and law-giving, φίλος is friend, φιλόσοφος someone whose Dasein is determined through φιλόσοφία(Philosophy): not someone who pursues ‘philosophy’ as a matter of general […]

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O Socrates

O Socrates, All you did was question and never write and therefore you are the greatest of thinkers. You also did not do much else other than make shoes and ask questions. We know you as a thinker, philosopher, and not a shoe maker so you must have been better at the one and only […]

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