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  • Title: PoSA: Cover Sheet
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    • All rights in this book are reserved. No part of this book may be
  • Title: PoSA: Foreword
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    • preserve as much as possible details of external form such as sentence and
  • Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
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    • concepts or names. Thinking as such serves economic purposes exclusively,
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
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    • event which I observe. The direction and velocity of the second ball is
    • more than observe, I cannot say anything about the motion of the second ball
    • which the observed process is related in a definite way. As certain as it is
    • even when I am no longer able to observe. An object or event which has only
    • been observed does not of itself reveal anything about its connection with
    • observed it, or express it in the form of a clear thought which can be
    • goes on about these things, I do not observe at the same time. I observe the
    • table; the thinking about the table I carry out, but I do not observe it at
    • my own activity if, besides observing the table, I wanted also to observe my
    • to be clear about the fact that when thinking is observed the same procedure
    • object I observe, and not the feeling of pleasure. This objection, however,
    • concepts which correspond to the change observed in a pane of glass when a
    • When I say of an observed object: This is a rose, I say absolutely nothing
    • sphere as other observed objects and events. It is characteristic of the
    • nature of thinking that it is an activity directed solely upon the observed
    • which he observes.
    • The first thing then, that we observe about thinking is that it is the
    • unobserved element in our ordinary life of thought.
    • The reason we do not observe thinking in our daily life of thought is
    • about and think about my own thinking. I can never observe my present
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  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • many instances I may have observed. Observation calls up thinking, and it is
    • beyond the observed object.
    • observation. Insofar as the human being observes an object, it appears to
    • he observes it. He clings to this belief until he meets with further
    • which confronts the object and observes it. I do not merely see a tree, but
    • place in me while I observe the tree. When the tree disappears from my field
    • brain, ceases, in fact, with what I should observe if I could treat the brain
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
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    • observed object or event is foreign to us as long as we do not have in our
    • without any color qualities, so the one who lacks intuition can observe only
    • subject, or, the other way round, if I could observe the building up of the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
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    • Where the metaphysical realist observes a relation between perceptible
    • preserve in a narrower field the meaning appropriate to it. Or it is
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VIII: The Factors of Life
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    • observe and grasp the nature of thinking lies in the fact that its nature
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
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    • relation if one observes it without prejudice. A real understanding of such
    • conscious thinking which is being observed, underestimate what can be seen
    • when thinking is observed without prejudice. During his observation of
    • thinking, the observer lives directly within a spiritual, self-sustaining
    • When thinking is observed, two things coincide which elsewhere must
    • footprints. So too, one who, without prejudice, observes the nature of
    • will be recognized if only thinking is observed without prejudice. The “I”
    • activity can only be obtained if we first observe how will-activity issues
    • solely by such laws. Why should my deed serve the general welfare any less
    • feel that to serve the general welfare is a duty? The concept of mere duty
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XI: World Purpose and Life Purpose
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    • observed only in human actions. This is therefore the only sphere in which
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
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    • observer and had been endowed with a sufficiently long span of life. He also
    • would have to represent to himself that it would have been possible to observe
    • it is observation in the sense that the human will is observed within
    • If I observe will when it is an image of intuition, then from this will the
    • will no one can observe who is unable to observe how free will consists in
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
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    • primordial Being only if he lets the pain in the world serve a wise world
    • displeasure. Here it is important to observe that pleasure or displeasure
    • turns into pain. This may be observed especially in people whose desire for
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIV: Individuality and Species
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    • seek only in himself. In this, the generic element serves him only as a
    • observer must gain his concepts through his own intuition; when it is a case
  • Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
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    • also is sought within the world to be observed, that is, in human nature
    • reality. When we observe with thinking, we carry out a process that in
    • nowhere fit into the network of concepts embracing the world to be observed.
  • Title: PoSA: First Appendix
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    • soul life of the observer). They say: My conscious world is enclosed within
    • endeavors to survey the matter from the point of view that observes facts in
  • Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
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    • In this Appendix is repeated, in all essentials, what served as a kind of
    • composing, the law of composition serves life, that is, it serves true



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