Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Philosophy Is a Wolf In Sheep's Clothing. It Pretends to Describe, But It Actually Prescribes (and Proscribes).

Philosophers, in describing the world as it ought to be, inevitably set the function by which we compare what we observe to what we expect.  Once enough people accept a philosophy as correct, it defines what is acceptable and, thus, prescribes our present.

In this sense, all philosophy is political and properly termed "political philosophy."