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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPhilosophy · 1 week ago

Our history is full of great philosophers - Aristotle, Socrates, Kant, Hume, Locke, etc. Why don't we have great philosophers in modern time?

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  • 6 days ago

    We do they are identified by the same titles as the ones you mentioned quacks, madmen, receivers, dumb@sses

  • 6 days ago

    We do, they're overlooked.

  • There is a season for everything in this life.  :D

  • 1 week ago

    We do. You’re one of them.

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  • P
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    It's difficult to see what's under your nose when your eyes are full of sand

    • P
      Lv 7
      1 week agoReport

      If you've buried your head in the sand a sandy moustache is a distinct possibility, in which case a mirror might be useful

  • small
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    Rapid advancements in science and technology has overtaken us leaving little scope for philosophizing.

  • 1 week ago

    We do. Noam Chomsky, William Lane Craig, Ingvar Johansson, Alasdair Macintyre.........the list goes on.

  • j153e
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    Presuming "modern times" begins in the Victorian era, would suggest these:

    Soren Kierkegaard;

    Edmund Husserl;

    Alfred North Whitehead;

    Ludwig Wittgenstein;

    Kurt Godel;

    Franz Rosenzweig;

    Emmanuel Levinas;

    Eric Hoffer;

    Eric Voegelin;

    Bernard J. F. Lonergan;

    and among the contemporary living:

    Peter Sloterdijk.

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    1 week ago

    maybe we do and noone has discovered them yet

  • We do. Look up contemporary philosophers and you will find a nice long list of them. 

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