QA 36. Sept 2012. Knowledge vs wisdom: which leads?

Someone recently pointed me to Philosophy v science: which can answer the big questions of life? (The Observer, 9 Sept 2012), a conversation between Julian Baggini, philosopher, and Lawrence Krauss, physicist, both well known for accessible writing on complex topics. As philosophy’s champion, Baggini concedes far too much ground. His basic position is that “it…