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And for those with an intense philosophical bent, this notion of Peirce’s which you link to in this blog entry needs to be recalled again and again.
Certainly, in philosophy what a man does not think out for himself he never understands at all. Nothing can be learned out of books or lectures. They have to be treated not as oracles but simply as facts to be studied like any other facts.
— C.S. Peirce, HL 139 (1903)
But books and lectures *do* need to be studied.
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