Having become specialists, we have lost sight of the whole. The point of philosophy now is to be smart, not good. It has been the heart of our undoing.
From “When Philosophy Lost Its Way”, By Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle, NY Times, Jan, 2016. Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle teach in the department of philosophy and religion and the University of North Texas. They are co-authors of Socrates Tenured: The Institutions of 21st-Century Philosophy (Collective Studies in Knowledge and Society)