What Matters/Wisdom

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Wisdom[edit | edit source]

Philosopher Nicholas Maxwell defines wisdom as “the capacity, the desire, and the active endeavor to realize what is of value in life, for oneself and others.” It is one of the cardinal virtues.

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  • Hall, Stephen S. (2011). Wisdom: From Philosophy to Neuroscience. Vintage. pp. 352. ISBN 978-0307389688. 
  • (Evaluate the book: Wisdom: Its Nature, Origins, and Development )