I encourage my philosophy students to offer their own opinions, but that their statements about philosophers have to be based in fact. If an interpretation goes against the facts of the philosopher, then that is a wrong interpretation. If you want to say “ La Rochefoucauld was doing this, but here is what I want to do with that same idea…”, that’s cool, but accuracy matters too. :)

Philosophy professor reaching out beyond the ivory tower. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles. I also run WorldFusionRadio.com and InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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