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  • Two of the characteristic features of this general teaching of the ancients can be said to be the teaching that the lover of wisdom is a composite of both wisdom/knowledge and folly/ignorance, and that the lover of wisdom unceasingly engages in enquiry zetesis; skepsis...

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • (zetesis and skepsis), and after these, if the object is anything within our power, comes counsel or deliberation (boule or bouleusis): counsel is an appetite for investigating lines of action lying within our own power.

    NPNF2-09. Hilary of Poitiers, John of Damascus


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  • The process of being zetetic; inquiring. From Greek. Verbal comrade to ergatic.

    August 15, 2008