Unformatted text preview: What is the way to wisdom? How does one get wisdom? 3. non-historical. Knowledge learned from ordinary life experience of the mature, wise person, not from the nation’s special history. 4. stress on the order of existence. Assumption that the world has a structure (an order) that has existed since creation and the wise person can see it. 5. eudemonic. Ultimate goal of wisdom is human happiness, e.g., longevity, posterity, wealth, good reputation. 6. conservative orientation. Emphasis on prudence and the maintenance of the status quo in life....
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- Spring '09
- Solomon, Septuagint, Book of Proverbs, Book of Wisdom, Ketuvim