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  1. Impossible. I think that the main barrier here will be language. Obviously, in order to study the whole of philosophy, you need to read the originals. To do this, it is necessary to study the original language and the historical context in which this language was used. Therefore, the question is almost identical to the question of how to learn all the world's languages, or at least half of them.

    A more realistic task would be to study a single philosopher in its entirety (although it depends on the philosopher). At least there is a visible horizon. Yes, and such specialists exist.

    On the other hand, in a sense, when studying philosophy, a person always indirectly studies “all philosophy”, since they are dealing with intertext, in which some authors refer to others, and so on. Therefore, whether it's a joke, but perhaps it will take just as much time as it takes to read a couple of textbooks on the history of philosophy. It is not for nothing that David Hume and some other thinkers still came to the end of philosophy.

  2. There is no” all” philosophy. No one can become a philosopher by studying the works of philosophers. The work of a philosopher is not written for you, the philosopher writes his work for himself and, only, he understands what he wants to convey with his work, and the reader of their work fantasizes and interprets what is written in his own way. To be a philosopher means to have a strong attitude, to understand the essence of things, to be able to overcome your fears, to be able to overcome the death within yourself, to be able to get to the very essence of yourself. Because we don't know ourselves. With respect.

  3. A complete study of all philosophical works is unrealistic. Of course, it is possible to get acquainted with the philosophical trends of the past and present, for this purpose there are corresponding faculties in specialized universities of the country. However, it will be extremely problematic to get acquainted with all the primary sources.

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