I know Picard is quite a humanities fan and speaks to Wesley about philosophy during their trip to a starbase when to get his heart operation conducted. That got me to thinking - does Picard ever say who his favorite philosopher actually is and, if so, who would that person be?


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No, Picard never says who his favourite philosopher is, and anyone with an interest in philosophy would never pick a "favourite" anyway. Picard strikes me as a man interested in the search for 'truth;' no-one interested in truth would limit themselves in such a way.

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    Apr 8, 2014 at 12:00
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