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  • Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
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    • at least — are transparent. If we wish to find relationships within the
    • no means meant to be a mere theoretical line of thought; rather does it find
    • point which counts. However, here we find no opposition between
  • Title: PoSA: Preface to the Revised Edition, 1918
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    • at not finding in this book as yet, any reference to that region of the world
    • expressed. (Only ill-will could find in these changes occasion to suggest
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter I: The Conscious Human Deed
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    • scientists have succeeded in finding among animals something similar to
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter II: The Fundamental Urge For Knowledge
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    • do we again find the unity from which we separated ourselves. We shall see
    • worlds, but he is unable to find it. In as far as man is aware of himself as
    • matter, man finds again in the fundamental riddle of his own nature. Monism
    • world to the solution of the riddle of his own human nature, he finds
    • the “I” does not find in itself if it regards its own nature as
    • We must find the way back to nature again. A simple consideration can show
    • essence of nature in us we must seek out, and then we shall also find the
    • to hitch it onto nature. No wonder it cannot find the connecting link. We
    • to find those elements which we took with us in our flight from nature.
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
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    • finding a conceptual counterpart to an event?
    • enters my field of observation as something objective. I find myself
    • of brain physiology at the same time. Today many people find it difficult to
    • find thinking by means of a mere process of observation such as we apply to
    • other objects that make up the content of the world. He cannot find it in
    • he himself brings to existence; he finds himself confronted not by a foreign
    • find an object which exists in a sense which I can derive from the object
    • of thinking. When we observe it, we do not find ourselves compelled to do
    • find them there, whereas in the case of thinking I know how it is made. This
    • lift the whole cosmos from its hinges if only he could find a point upon
    • Therefore he has to find the starting point, not for the creation, but for
    • how to find a vehicle for thinking; the philosopher has to find a secure
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • particular disturbance explained as soon as we find it to be an example of
    • above. When I hear a sound, the first thing I do is to find the concept that
    • is the cause, and in this case I find it to be the partridge. But these
    • that with each perception the content of my self also changes, do I find
    • find vibrations of physical bodies and of air; these are sensed by us as
    • In the history of man's intellectual endeavor it would be hard to find
    • here I find it indeed, but not attached to the body. I recover the colored
    • during this perception. And just as little can I find the color in the nerve
    • spheres of observation, between which it can find no mediation.
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
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    • nowhere within this sphere can they find a firm foundation.
    • the conditions under which the stone moves, I find that the path traversed
    • riddle. But since we stand at a point on the periphery and find that our own
    • content to be found in thinking. All efforts must fail which seek to find
    • world, he finds himself in it as an individual; this means that his
    • to find intuitions corresponding to things, the full reality remains
    • shall find mechanical, chemical and other processes in that section of
    • space. I now go further and investigate the processes I find on the way from
    • the object to my sense organs. I can find movements in an elastic medium,
    • then finds himself caught in a thought formation which dissolves for him while
    • then to find the way out. It must be a feature of any discussion concerning
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VI: The Human Individuality
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    • the relation of perception to representation. Therefore, we must find some
    • same thing twice, we find in our conceptual system not only a corresponding
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
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    • Then in the one world it tries to find the principles that can explain the
    • dualistic thinker should be unable to find the connection between a
    • to the conclusion: We can never find a satisfactory explanation of how
    • perceptions. In the inner core of our egohood, however, we find the power to
    • which I happened to find written down somewhere, without knowing the sphere
    • “merely” an idea, not a reality. Thus, this world view finds
    • one always finds in naive consciousness a concept based on an analogy to
    • union of this sphere with the sphere of concepts, he finds the full reality.
    • use of the word. But this use of the word is necessary if we are to find out
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VIII: The Factors of Life
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    • inasmuch as we do not evolve it by conscious activity, but find it present,
    • feeling, or into the metaphysics of the will, and to find it strange that
    • For he who turns toward the living essence of thinking will find in it
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
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    • such, those who find it necessary to add something to it, such as physical
    • of thinking. This explains the sense in which thinking finds its counterpart
    • We can find the driving force of morality by investigating the elements
    • This voice finds expression in conscience.
    • rather I act, as I, as this particular individuality, find my will motivated
    • above all these compelling rules, free spirits who find their own self
    • may also find such a man given to me as a perception. If to this I also
    • see beyond this, he would soon find that the free spirit need go beyond the
    • he finds the existing ones justified, he will act in accordance with them as
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
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    • where he finds his own self.
    • it. Just as monism finds it unnecessary to entertain thoughts of principles
    • definitely finds it unnecessary to entertain thoughts of principles of
    • morality finds expression.
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XI: World Purpose and Life Purpose
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    • not find them, imagines them to be there. The concept of purpose, valid
    • in all its realms, then I find it just as droll.” —
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
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    • direction). Further, one must find a way by which these laws can be
    • [Only superficiality could find in the use of the word
    • find the concepts for the already created world than productively out of
    • doing anything about it; we find its laws present, ready-made, and therefore
    • experience. The monist does not find that the nature of a will impulse, as a
    • boundary, in a narrow-minded manner, may easily fail to find any room in it
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
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    • best of all worlds. All that man has to do is to find out God's decisions
    • life he wishes to find out whether pleasure or displeasure is the more plentiful
    • when a person finds that something is missing in the world that he sees,
    • satisfaction. Man, whose selfishness desires the grapes of pleasure, finds
    • of life. If only a part of the needs of a living creature find satisfaction,
    • with the intensity of our desire. If someone finds great pleasure in eating,
    • by reason of his enjoyment in better times he will find it easier to bear a
  • Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
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    • revealed as a mere appearance due to perceiving. Man can find his
    • reflection) to devise the nature of reality, but when we find the ideas that
    • observation, monism finds within it. Monism shows that in our cognition we
    • thinking they find what they need to explain the perceptions. This is also
    • think out only concepts of reality; in order actually to find
    • the whole sphere of thinking he finds nothing that could make it necessary
    • abstract concepts that do not find their complements in perceptions and
    • outside. Man will find no such foundation of existence, whose decisions he
    • unless he finds it more convenient to let himself be determined by the moral
    • into reality through man, monism finds only in man himself. For idea to
    • would prove to be an illusion. But the second part of this book finds its
    • freedom. The experience which is referred to here finds intuitive thinking in
  • Title: PoSA: First Appendix
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    • “If one wants to find out what position a supposed monist occupies in regard
    • three tables as perceptual objects in the three consciousnesses. Whoever finds
  • Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
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    • In dem Herzen, und so findet sie jeder dewiss.
    • someone tormented by doubts, the powers are weakened. He can find no goal



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