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  • Title: PoSA: Preface to the Revised Edition, 1918
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    • characterize the aim of this book. In the first edition I limited myself to
    • completion of this revised edition. Again and again I have asked myself
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
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    • I myself am the doer may be illusion, but to immediate observation this
    • the same moment. I would first have to transport myself to a place outside
    • no question of an effect on me. I learn nothing about myself by knowing the
    • about myself; but when I say of the same thing: It gives me a feeling of
    • pleasure, I characterize not only the rose but also myself in my relation to
    • because it depends upon our own activity. What I myself do not bring about,
    • enters my field of observation as something objective. I find myself
    • present thinking, I would have to split myself into two persons: one to do
    • myself bring it to its sure existence: my thinking. Perhaps it also has some
    • it is present in the sense that I myself bring it forth, of that I am
    • world content it is in my thinking that I grasp myself within that activity
    • different because I observe it. What I observe is what I myself bring about.
    • cannot be truer than my own picture of it. Only if I were not myself the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • me beyond myself and unites me with the objects. Yet at the same time it
    • can call a feeling in myself a perception, but not a sensation in the
    • subject. I perceive not only other things; I also perceive myself. The
    • immediate content of the perception of myself is the fact that I am the
    • myself compelled to bring the observation of the object into connection with
    • conditions in myself. In the sense of modern physics, one must imagine that
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
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    • Let me make myself clearer by an example. If I throw a stone horizontally
    • Self-perception does not take me beyond the sphere of what belongs to myself.
    • This perceiving myself is to be distinguished from defining myself by means
    • perceptions derived from myself into the world process by means of
    • thinking. When I perceive myself, then I see myself as enclosed within
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
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    • myself who acts. At this level of morality I do not act because I acknowledge
    • source of my conduct within myself, namely, my love for the deed. I do not
    • case. Nor do I ask myself: How would another person act in my place? —
    • of which I name myself “I” within the dozen, I am an individual. Only a
    • being other than myself could distinguish me from others by the difference
    • myself from others. Therefore one definitely cannot say that the action of a
    • another as a man. In fact, at every moment the perceptual picture of myself
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
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    • myself to be the creator of my deeds, it is the material substances of which
    • believe myself to be free, whereas in reality all my actions are but results
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
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    • representations myself, not when I am only able to carry out the impulse
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
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    • ones, so I give myself up to the satisfaction of a desire after having
    • my work I am to amuse myself by a game or by light conversation, and if I am
    • completely indifferent what I do for this purpose, I then ask myself: What



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