About philosophy and philosophers

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Cannot resist my desire to share this snippet from my new favourite book 190 or So Dead Philosophers (the most attractive title, me thinks.

William James (1842-1910)
…. This (mystical research) lead him to experiment with various drugs; he claimed, for instance, that it was only under the influence of nitrous oxide that he was able to understand Hegel.

I knew I was missing a trick somewhere

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