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Philosophy: what is to be done?


The isolation and professionalization of philosophy is detrimental to it. The most interesting philosophical activity is conducted at the interface of philosophy and other disciplines. Thus philosophy must continue to cross boundaries and avoid fretting about what is and is not philosophy proper.

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Correspondence to Cristina Bicchieri.

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Bicchieri, C. Philosophy: what is to be done?. Topoi 25, 21–23 (2006).

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