The relationship between direct speech and philosophical inquiry « Andrew Taggart


I was privileged to have Andrew Taggart share an early copy of his new manual The Art of Inquiry. I highly recommend this 21 st century enchiridion to everyone who would like to take up philosophizing as a way of life.

Here in his latest blog entry, Andrew elucidates the import of direct speech…

I believe we creatures of habit, we too-clever beings have learned all forms of indirect speech. To overcome indirectness, I have sought to teach direct speech. Indeed, I have insisted that a philosophical conversation cannot begun unless the philosophical guide and the conversation partner engage exclusively in direct speech.

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