There is a truth in Schopenhauer’s view that philosophy is an organism, and that a book on philosophy, with a beginning and end, is a sort of contradiction. ... In philosophy matters are not simple enough for us to say ‘Let’s get a rough idea’, for we do not know the country except by knowing the connections between the roads.
L. Wittgenstein, Lecture, 1933

You would perhaps give up Philosophy if you knew what it is. You want explanations instead of wanting descriptions. And you are therefore looking for the wrong kind of thing. Philosophical questions, as soon as you boil them down to ..... change their aspect entirely. What evaporates is what the intellect cannot tackle.
Pocket Notebook MS 155