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[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 6. Hopes for Philosophy]

Full Idea

Bergson said that a well-posed problem was a problem solved

Gist of Idea

A well-posed problem is a problem solved


report of Henri Bergson (works [1910]) by G Deleuze / F Guattari - What is Philosophy? 1.3

Book Reference

Deleuze/Guattari: 'What is Philosophy?' [Verso 1994], p.81

A Reaction

This is fairly well in tune with the logical positivist style of philosophising, which tends to ask "what exactly is the question?" rather more than it asks "what is the answer?". I thoroughly approve of both of them (e.g. on free will).