These days, much philosophy is esoteric, with limited practical applicability.
We could use
philosophers willing to apply their expertise to real-world matters and
be willing to speak candidly on sensitive issues.
My The Eminents interview in PsychologyToday today is with such a person. Susan Haack, who is among tiny number of living philosophers included in Peter J. King’s book,
100 Philosophers: The Life and Times of the World’s Greatest Thinkers