Western religious and secular thought have finally converged on the idea that to be good it is necessary only to believe that you are.
Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in a battle — they are strictly limited in number, require fresh horses, and must only be made at decisive moments.
The great enemy of men is Man.
Philosophers can go on about knowing nothing for quite some time.
What is dangerous is not ignorance, but the size of the gap between what you know and what you think you know.
Hegel’s a priori astronomy is laughed at, yet a priori theories of mind remain entirely respectable.
I write mostly for intellectuals, and mostly against them.
It is the rare philosopher who notices how well most of the world gets on without philosophy.
That knowledge is power, as if awareness conferred immunity, is among the oddest of the modern superstitions.
Ideology, n. A theory that explains everything except its genesis.
What is immoral should be illegal, and what is legal is not immoral — the bookends on the shelf of vulgar errors in political philosophy.