Julien Benda Quote

Philosophy, which formerly raised man to feel conscious of himself because he was a thinking being and to say, 'I think therefore I am, now raises him to say … I think, therefore I am not, (unless he takes thought into consideration only in that humble region where it is confused with action).


p. 149 - Treason of the Intellectuals (1927)

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