• Philosophy, which formerly raised man to feel conscious of himself because he was a thinking being and to say, 'I think therefore I am," now raises him to say ... "I think, therefore I am not," (unless he takes thought into consideration only in that humble region where it is confused with action).

    Julien Benda, Roger Kimball (2017). “The Treason of the Intellectuals”, p.64, Routledge