Using philosophy to solve a problem is something people may like to use in these uncertain times.
The Hellenistic Age is chalked full of wisdom from Socrates, Plato and the Stoic Seneca. Logic was overthrown then by a form of Hedonism, with variations on the theme, ‘eat, drink and be merry’!
It seems history is going to repeat itself during the Covid-19 Age.
Yet, there are other ways to work out problems.
Science is wildly popular today with the use of predictive science methods that basically gets results that work.
We have had more success with science in the last 200 years than by using any other method.
And, here in B.C., we are having some measure of success with Dr. Bonnie Henry’s methods. She even goes beyond science at times with catch phrases that amount to ‘do no harm’.
Stay safe and practice social distancing!