In Defense of Communal Philosophy…

When did philosophy stop being a communal endeavor? When did it cease to be primarily expressed within the simple beauty of a public conversation and discourse? When did it instead become the intellectual theorizations of the solitary subject and the vacuous thoughts of the isolated individual? I yearn for the philosophical pursued in the depths of dialogue. My thoughts seem to coalesce so clearly and in a far more articulate manner communing with another…This is the philosophy that I am most interested in doing…How do we get back to that? How do we create the spaces to do so? What would it look like?

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