TITLE

Days and Works

AUTHOR(S)
Niemeyer, Gerhart
PUB. DATE
May 1977
SOURCE
National Review;5/13/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p557
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the concept of common sense. Philosopher Thomas Reid said that common sense coincides with reason in its whole extent and is only another name for one branch or one degree of reason. It makes a man capable of managing his own affairs and answerable for his conduct toward others. French philosopher Henri Bergson commented on the intellectuals' loss of common sense. Intellectuals as a group are treasonous and treason is a breach of loyalty toward persons.
ACCESSION #
6047844

 

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