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But what does it all mean? Many great philosophical minds have tried to pare down their theorems to find the fundamental truths.

Often when we think about philosophy, we think about big ideas, complicated theories and untamable beards. While browsing the 900 pages of Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, who hasn’t thought they could do with, well, less? Less of it for a start—and perhaps less of philosophy generally. Yet since the classical times, philosophy has been fundamentally concerned with getting at the essential truths to the messy questions of life, the universe and basically everything. For all the long words

  • Words:
    Travis Elborough
  • Illustrations:
    Katrin Coetzer

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  • Words:
    Travis Elborough
  • Illustrations:
    Katrin Coetzer
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