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Friday, July 24, 2020

Utopian Philosophers Versus Normal Philosophers

Between the utopian philosophers and the normal philosophers there is a fundamental difference: the utopians almost never perceive ordinary human beings, they see only the idealized man who is fit to inhabit their utopia; the normal philosophers, on the other hand, see naturally and with a certain simplicity of heart into the lives of other human beings. The utopian philosopher’s vision is abstract and idealized, while the normal philosopher’s vision is historical and real.

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