Words for the Day

Philosophy started only when reasoning wedded itself to being. But it is precisely to philosophy, and precisely at this point, that we deny our allegiance. We seek what is everlasting, what does not first require reasoning in order to be.

Franz Rosenzweig, *The Star of Redemption,* translated by William W. Hallo from the 2nd edition of 1930, University of Notre Dame Press, 2014/1985, 20.

red line embellished

Image: “A Yeshiva Boy” (detail), Isidor Kaufmann, public domain via Wikimedia Commons

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