A Rigorous Science of Man


1. From the Human Sciences to the Science of Man

There is every reason to revolt against philosophers. But to what end? Is revolt its own reason, one more reason? Isn’t it philosophers who, dispensing reason, and in particular the reasons for revolt, dispense revolt? Should we not finally cease to revolt, founding our existence on a firm yet tolerant indifference toward philosophy? ‘Ordinary man’, the finite individual we also refer to as the Minorities, maintains himself in this indifference, which he draws from himself rather than from philosophy…