The 30 Harshest Philosopher-on-Philosopher Insults

Flavorwire lists the “30 Harshest Philosopher-on-Philosopher Insults in History.” I have heard worse.

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John Protevi
8 years ago

The worst insult, directed to all of us, is considering Camille Paglia a philosopher. Ouch.

Though that does give me the chance to link to this classic:

An anonymous philosopher
An anonymous philosopher
8 years ago

I highly recommend reading the entire passage from Russell’s *Unpopular Essays* on Hegel: the snippet they selected really doesn’t do justice to how hilariously brutal it is.Report