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  • Title: PoSA: Contents
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  • Title: PoSA: Foreword
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    • of the most fundamental questions anyone can ask. Therefore this book does
  • Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
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    • By adopting Goethe's theory of knowledge, Steiner also answers the question
    • existence, a completely new form. (Here the question arises as to whether or
    • are the ones who ask questions because we face the cleavage between perception
    • and he poses the question: When is an action free? And he
    • answers this question by stating that it is free when it has its origin in
    • the question whether or not Man is free, but the manner of asking the
    • question is wrong, for it can never be answered objectively-theoretically.
  • Title: PoSA: Preface to the Revised Edition, 1918
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    • just like a process in nature? This question is not artificially created. In
    • deep seriousness the question of free will or necessity. In this book the
    • the questions are to be found ever anew and at every moment when man needs
    • them. Once the region of soul is discovered where these questions unfold, a
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter I: The Conscious Human Deed
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    • by the iron necessity of natural law? Few questions have been debated more
    • the most important questions of life, religion, conduct and science, is felt
    • question, nothing but the words:
    • “There is no need here to go into the question of the freedom of the
    • question.”
    • concerning this question. Everyone who claims to have advanced beyond an
    • considered here. Is it at all permissible to consider by itself the question
    • of the freedom of our will? And if not: With what other question must it
    • first question must, therefore, concern this difference, and upon the answer
    • will depend how we are to deal with the question of freedom as such.
    • What does it mean to know the reason for one's action? This question
    • Nothing is achieved by assertions of this kind. For the question is just
    • if I am forced by the motive to do it? The immediate question is
    • The question is not whether I can carry out a decision once made, but how
    • question of the science of man. To what misunderstandings this view leads is
    • reason? This leads us to the question: What is the origin and significance
    • question of the nature of human action presupposes that of the origin of
    • thinking. I shall, therefore, turn to this question next.
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter II: The Fundamental Urge For Knowledge
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    • glance at nature evokes in us a number of questions. Every phenomenon we
    • gained by this, either, for here again the question, which really originates
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
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    • certainly appears to be the case. The question here is: What do we gain by
    • no question of an effect on me. I learn nothing about myself by knowing the
    • There can, therefore, be no question of comparing thinking and feeling as
    • go beyond my observation, and the question is: Have I any right to do so?
    • that my thinking could be related to the object? These are questions which
    • So the question is only whether we can also understand other things through
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • In order to answer this question, we must separate from our field of
    • A simple reflection will answer this question. When I stand at one end of an
    • with color or some other quality unquestionably dependent on our
    • Physiology also shows that there is no question of a direct knowledge of
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
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    • An essential question for an adherent of transcendental realism must be: How
    • When other things confront them, this gives rise to no questioning within
    • question now arises: What significance has perception according to our line
    • What, then, is a perception? When asked in general, this question is absurd.
    • only question one can ask concerning this given is, What is it apart from
    • being a perception; that is, What is it for thinking? The question
    • question of the subjectivity of perceptions, in the sense of critical
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VI: The Human Individuality
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    • on wax. A question such as: How do I gain knowledge of the tree ten feet
    • in us as the representation of the thing in question. If we come across a
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
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    • absolutely clear and transparent. If we ask questions we cannot answer,
    • then the content of the question cannot be clear and distinct in all its
    • details. The world does not set us the questions; it is we ourselves who
    • I can imagine that it would be quite impossible for me to answer a question
    • from which the content of the question was taken.
    • In knowledge we are concerned with questions which arise for us through the
    • specific for such beings. The question concerning limits of knowledge exists
    • questioning ceases, since all questions arose only as a result of the
    • knowledge. Our knowledge suffices to answer the questions asked by our
    • nothing to do with the question concerning man's relation to reality. It is
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
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    • Now a significant question arises. If the human organism does not partake in
    • free, is out of the question. Only the morally unfree who follow natural
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
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    • question in materialism as well as in one-sided spiritualism, in fact in any
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XI: World Purpose and Life Purpose
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    • the destination that the human being gives it. To the question: What is
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
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    • THE QUESTION
    • concerning life's value is a counterpart to the question
    • content of the being in question. A being is hungry, that is, it strives
    • Now the question arises: What is the right means of estimating the balance
    • “In all matters which are not vital questions of evolution or are already
    • the desire in question. We might represent this value as a fraction, of
    • question is not whether the pleasure to be gained is greater than the
    • the question is not at all whether there is a surplus of pleasure or of
    • concerned the question of pleasure and pain connected with the satisfaction of
    • directed are indifferent to us. When it is only a question of whether after
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIV: Individuality and Species
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    • so-called woman's question cannot advance beyond the most elementary stage.
  • Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
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    • ULTIMATE QUESTIONS
    • questions whether we also reach ideally, i.e., in our cognition, what we
  • Title: PoSA: First Appendix
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    • questions are under discussion as those dealt with here, because through
    • opinion that a particular difficulty exists when it is a question of
    • to a theory of knowledge, it is only necessary to ask him certain questions
    • questions on them, because each answer will show that as a monist his claim
    • to a theory of knowledge, is out of the question. These questions are as
    • would have to answer each of the above questions differently, and I cannot
  • Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
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    • question. Today even the still immature human being, the child, should not
    • are included solely because they ultimately throw light on this question
  • Title: PoSA: Back Cover
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    • such fundamental questions as the being of man, the nature and
  • Title: PoSA: Inside Dust Jacket
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    • other vital questions in simple, every-day terms in his Philosophy



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