[RSArchive Icon] Rudolf Steiner Archive Home  Version 2.5.4
 [ [Table of Contents] | Search ]

Searching The Philosophy of Spiritual Activity

You may select a new search term and repeat your search. Searches are not case sensitive, and you can use regular expressions in your queries.

Enter your search term:
by: title, keyword, or contextually

Query was: grasp

Here are the matching lines in their respective documents. Select one of the highlighted words in the matching lines below to jump to that point in the document.

  • Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
    Matching lines:
    • can never be grasped by means of our consciousness, and that the experiences of
    • part, however, can be grasped by him by means of his thinking only, and if
    • nature, and that we cannot grasp the reality without this concept, he still
    • But how is man able to grasp this idea which, of its own nature is
    • be expressed, not grasped as such. Thus, our intellect does not create order
    • to grasp the concept as such, thus adding to the already existing form of
    • knowledge since Kant: that man is never able to grasp reality. In the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
    Matching lines:
    • grasp the concept of thinking in its purity. Anyone who wants to contrast the
    • world content it is in my thinking that I grasp myself within that activity
    • This, then, is beyond doubt: In thinking we are grasping a corner of the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
    Matching lines:
    • experience of distance grasps at the moon, and does not correct his first
    • grasp. Matters already become more difficult when we learn how our
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
    Matching lines:
    • How I am organized for grasping them has nothing to do with the nature of
    • whether the human bearer of consciousness who grasps it is A or B. But it
    • will be grasped by each of the two bearers of consciousness in an individual
    • concept of triangle which my head grasps is the same concept as that which
    • my neighbor's head grasps. The naive man considers himself to be the maker
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
    Matching lines:
    • egohood confronts them, grasping at first only what we have called
    • fact that his hands can grasp and his eyes can see these objects is for him
    • sense. Something grasped “merely as idea” is regarded as a chimera until
    • that man meets, physically or spiritually, before he has grasped it in
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VIII: The Factors of Life
    Matching lines:
    • has grasped the connection of things only when he has felt it. He attempts
    • strives to grasp by means of concepts, the philosopher of feeling tries to
    • contrast to thinking, which must first grasp the process in concepts. What
    • experienced cannot be grasped by thinking. In other words: mysticism of
    • observe and grasp the nature of thinking lies in the fact that its nature
    • anyone should expect to grasp the nature of reality in “mere thought.” But one
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
    Matching lines:
    • activity of a living reality. Indeed one can say that he who wants to grasp
    • be grasped.
    • which are grasped purely intuitively.
    • the impulses upon which we base our conduct. If one wants to grasp the means
    • moment I have grasped the idea of it. This alone makes it my action. The
    • of aims of morality, grasped purely intuitively. Man attains such aims to
    • in my animal nature; through my thinking, that is, through the active grasp
    • a willed action to be felt as free; how this purely ethically grasped idea
    • some time intuitively grasped and laid down by an ancestor. Similarly the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
    Matching lines:
    • grasp with his hands, also needs to have motives for his moral life that are
    • grasped oscillates in man like a living pendulum between knowledge
    • materialism is no less intolerant of a view that grasps the world
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
    Matching lines:
    • one must have grasped the laws at work in the perceptual picture (the way it
  • Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
    Matching lines:
    • grasp the connection of things through strictly applied thinking is that an
    • in one grasp, and that in the union of perception with concept full reality
    • abstract form in which he grasps it in his consciousness. But this
    • grasp reality, not in a subjective image which slips in between man and
    • reality-content only if it is grasped by thinking. What characterizes reality
    • perception grasped without a physical organ. It is a perception in which the
    • grasp of what in this book is meant by intuitive thinking, the further step
  • Title: PoSA: First Appendix
    Matching lines:
    • transparent to my soul. To the extent that I grasp the perceptions in
    • I grasp as an experience that is like the experience of my own thinking. I have
    • extinguish themselves as appearances to the senses, are grasped by my thinking,
    • only grasps the perceptual content and takes this to be the reality, is
    • the perceptual content, grasped by a thinking that is also experienced, is
    • no reality at all. And as soon as they pass over to the table as grasped in
    • two persons is that reality is grasped. In their thinking-activity each
    • grasps himself and the other. I know that the transcendental realist describes

The Rudolf Steiner Archive is maintained by:
The e.Librarian: elibrarian@elib.com