“I would go into a lunch of stockbrokers who would be coming to listen to the business philosopher, and I felt so nervous because I thought I was supposed to tell them where they should be putting their clients’ money on the basis of my knowledge of the history of ideas. I felt such a failure because I didn’t know what they should do with their clients’ funds.”

— John Armstrong, the ‘philosopher in residence’ at Melbourne Business School, in a self-deprecating interview about philosophy and business education