Quotes of the day: Étienne Gilson

“Scepticism is a philosophical disease…for which there is no other cure than to come back to the science of being as being, namely, metaphysics.” – Étienne Gilson

“The philosopher does not seek to understand the world — that is the business of the scientist — but he asks himself how is it that there is a world to understand? How is it that this world is intelligible to human beings and that there is an intelligent being to know it in its intelligibility?”  – Étienne Gilson  

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