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- Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
- calls his philosophical system, “concrete” or “objective idealism.”
- idealism and Goethe's world conception. In contrast to almost all
- manifestation of ideal forces in the world of the senses. All plants, for
- example, are nothing but materializations of the one, ideal archetypal
- Schiller considers the ideal part as a subjective addition on the part of
- the opposite is true: that objects have their ideal content within
- to us to be subjective only. Man, by means of his thinking, reveals the ideal
- Human thinking frees the ideal pure form as such; thus, man becomes a
- Steiner's Anthroposophy — with which we are not dealing here —
- In this way Steiner has succeeded in building up a truly objective idealism,
- philosophy — his idealism in contrast to dogmatism — remains in
- subjective nature of this idealism, and with it, the disastrous
- laborious spiritual exercises which require, above all, a great deal of
- Title: PoSA: Chapter I: The Conscious Human Deed
- delusion like this could have arisen. That here we are dealing with one of
- Because here we are dealing with a clear and definitely expressed view, it
- will depend how we are to deal with the question of freedom as such.
- idealistic these representations are, just so much the more blessed is our
- Title: PoSA: Chapter II: The Fundamental Urge For Knowledge
- absolute idealism, appears as an extreme spiritualist — is
- argue the spirit away, just as little is it possible for the idealist to
- of ideas. In this way spiritualism becomes one-sided idealism. He does not
- is a curious variety of idealism, put
- Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
- When someone sees a tree, his thinking reacts to his observation, an ideal
- ideal counterpart as belonging together. When the object disappears from his
- field of observation, only the ideal counterpart of it remains. This latter
- must start again from the beginning. Until now I have been dealing with the
- idealism, in contrast to the standpoint of naive consciousness which it
- realism which it apparently refutes. Critical idealism wants to prove that
- Critical idealism is able to refute naive realism only by itself assuming,
- As soon as the critical idealist becomes conscious of the complete
- modification of the representation “eye.” So-called critical idealism cannot
- cannot prove critical idealism, and consequently cannot strip perceptions of
- cannot have them. But critical idealism can speak of representations only.
- It is impossible by means of critical idealism to gain insight into what
- Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
- physiological constitution, then we are dealing, not with
- does the critical idealist when he bases his assertion, The world is my
- The correctness of critical idealism is one thing, the power of conviction
- is related to second floor, so is naive realism related to critical idealism.
- critical idealist, acknowledges a real existence at all, then his sole aim
- But the critical idealist may go as far as to say: I am confined to the
- but my representation. An idealist of this kind will then either deny the
- To this kind of critical idealist the whole world seems a dream, in the face
- idealist then comes to maintain: “All reality transforms itself into a
- common factor in the separate entities of the world, other than the ideal
- any other world unity than this internally coherent ideal content which we
- them into the ideal system of our concepts and ideas.
- “ideal” mirror-picture of the world, but nothing of the world itself. To
- idealism brings forward for the subjective nature of perceptions, collapses,
- is asserted is incorrect. Critical idealism does not base its proof on the
- the ideal connections of perceptions (that is, what can be discovered
- purely ideal one, that is, it can be expressed only by means of concepts.
- modern physiology and the critical idealism based on it. This view confuses
- an ideal relation (that of the object to the subject) with a process which
- that the eye produces the color, but only that an ideal relationship,
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- Title: PoSA: Chapter VI: The Human Individuality
- reaches up with his feelings farthest into the region of the ideal. There
- Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
- an ideal one. The dualist, in other words, splits up the process of cognition
- between the objects beside the conceptual ones. In other words, the ideal
- else, especially the world of ideas, as unreal, as “merely ideal.” What we
- ideally, is not regarded by naive consciousness as being real in the same
- addition to the ideal evidence of his thinking, the naive man demands the
- to provide ideal counterparts of perceptions. For things themselves, they have
- has to allow for the existence of something ideal besides the perceptions. He
- perceive it. The relation, which is purely ideal, is arbitrarily made into
- idealism. Its hypothetical forces are imperceptible entities endowed with
- sum of perceptions and their conceptual (ideal) relations. Then metaphysical
- principles, the so-called real principle and the ideal principle, have equal
- When the metaphysical realist maintains that beside the ideal relation
- conscious ideal relationship with my world of perceptions, but with the real
- because it unites one-sided realism with idealism in a higher unity.
- realities. Instead of forces, the monist has ideal connections which he attains
- content of the soul only an ideal representation of the world. For them,
- Title: PoSA: Chapter VIII: The Factors of Life
- perceptions ideal definitions, and these relate themselves to one another
- ideally in the same way as it defines all other perceptions, placing this as
- the ideal definitions are the concepts and ideas. Thinking, therefore, first
- life-definition of our personality. Through it we lead a purely ideal
- life would be exhausted in establishing purely ideal relations between
- perceptions to ourselves not merely ideally, through concepts, but also, as
- a more genuine life of the personality than in the purely ideal element of
- “I” relates purely ideally (conceptually) the perception to itself, and
- a purely ideal factor is just as much a merely perceived object as any
- insufficient. Both demand, side by side with an ideal-principle of
- mediation. Besides the ideal principle attainable through knowledge, there is
- insofar as it relates itself ideally to the rest of the world.
- Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
- concept through pure intuition from the ideal sphere. Such a concept
- me, but is the ideal and therefore the universal content of my intuition. As
- welfare will first ask what his ideals will contribute to this general
- which is determined solely through its ideal content.
- situation, and yet at the same time be determined purely ideally by
- general species, man; the fact that something ideal comes to expression in a
- of what expresses itself as an ideal within my organism, do I distinguish
- external to the ideal-element in him.
- ideal part of my individual being; any other part of an action, irrespective
- have to deal with real people from whom one can hope for morality only when
- free. Whether the unfreedom is dealt with by physical means or through
- That is an ideal, many will say. Without doubt — but it is an ideal which
- “thought out” or imagined ideal, but one in which there is life, one which
- If man were merely a product of nature, the search for ideals, that is, for
- Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
- he unfolds in the spiritual ideal process of cognition. For this reason what
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XI: World Purpose and Life Purpose
- necessary to have not merely an ideal connection (the law in it) of the
- place something perceptible where only ideal factors are to be recognized. In
- ideal connections of nature he sees not only imperceptible forces but also
- the sciences. In philosophy, even today, it still does a great deal of
- between single parts of a perceptual totality is just the ideal concord
- the ideal connection between cause and effect. Causes are present in nature
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
- commands they have laid down. He has purely ideal reasons which move him to
- only for the subject). We therefore deal with them as with a natural
- attributed to the human will, insofar as this will brings purely ideal
- an image of such an ideal intuition, we feel it to be free.
- through the experience: In my will an ideal intuition comes to realization.
- possibility of being carried by pure ideal intuition. This can be attained
- because in ideal intuition nothing is active but its own self-sustaining
- but the organic activity has withdrawn to make room for the ideal activity.
- freedom is by no means an abstract ideal, but is a directive force inherent
- elaborating pure ideal (spiritual) intuitions.
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
- an ideal factor (wisdom) in the world, but even grants it equal significance
- pessimists, moral ideals are not strong enough to overcome egoism, but they
- ideals. No ethics can take from him the pleasure he has in the fulfillment
- when it is carried by ideal intuitions; it achieves its aim even though the
- Moral ideals spring from the moral imagination of man. Their attainment depends
- for moral ideals when his moral imagination is active enough to impart to him
- If a man strives for sublimely great ideals, it is because they are the
- ordinary cravings by those who lack ideals, is of little significance.
- Idealists revel spiritually in translating their ideals into reality.
- ideals to be attainable only if man exterminates his own will, does not know
- that these ideals are willed by man just as much as the satisfaction of
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XIV: Individuality and Species
- being is a problem. And every science which deals with abstract thoughts and
- Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
- the laws pervading and determining perceptions, do we deal in actual fact
- itself the law that connects perceptions, we are dealing with mere abstract
- Not even the most subjective orthodox idealist will deny that we live within
- questions whether we also reach ideally, i.e., in our cognition, what we
- the common ideal unity of all multiplicity. The one world of ideas expresses
- life in reality itself. The ideal content of another human being is also my
- The monist does not deny the ideal; in fact he considers a perceptual
- content, lacking its ideal counterpart, not to be a complete reality; but in
- itself to a description of perceptions without penetrating to their ideal
- impulse is indeed determined ideally in the unitary idea world, but in
- be the realization of ideal intuitions. No other deeds, if considered
- first appeared, deal with such a world of spiritual perception. The
- Title: PoSA: First Appendix
- in general. What has so far been dealt with here appears to me to be a task
- questions are under discussion as those dealt with here, because through
- one is not dealing with a table-in-itself but only with the object of one's
- account fully. Then to begin with, one becomes a transcendental idealist. As
- transcendental idealist one has to give up hope that anything from a
- existence? If the answer is: They are continuous, then we are dealing with one
- then we have transcendental idealism. But if the answer is: They are on the one
- naive realist; he who answers: Three, is a transcendental idealist; but he who
- is a transcendental idealist; but one answering: Six (namely, two persons as
- Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
- principal problem dealt with in my book. All other scientific discussions
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