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- Title: PoSA: Contents
- Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
- It was Steiner who proved that all of Goethe's various individual discoveries
- individual objects into groups; and these groups are for us, then, abstract
- personality. He claims just the opposite, namely a purely individual ethic,
- The Individual and His Property.
- The moral imagination must, out of necessity, be individual. This is the
- individuality and the general law; we all share in the world of thinking, we
- Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
- context and the connection between the individual objects — in the case of
- Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
- thinking that then shows me how to fit one individual occurrence to another.
- never to say that my individual subject thinks; in fact, my subject exists
- of thinking that he defines himself as an individual who confronts the
- Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
- there be any individual events for us. All events would pass over into one
- higher sphere, determines my limited existence. Our thinking is not individual
- like our sensing and feeling. It is universal. It receives an individual stamp
- in each separate human being only because it becomes related to his individual
- will be grasped by each of the two bearers of consciousness in an individual
- individuality and makes it one with the cosmos. In that we sense and feel
- world, he finds himself in it as an individual; this means that his
- the subject of cognition, who appears as an individual through his identity
- purely conceptual field of knowledge into concrete individual life.
- Title: PoSA: Chapter VI: The Human Individuality
- Chapter VI: The Human Individuality
- THE HUMAN INDIVIDUALITY
- A representation therefore is an individualized concept. And now we have
- concept acquires, through a perception, an individual form, a relation to
- this particular perception. In this individual form which has as a
- concept, but the individualized concept with its characteristic relation to
- individualized concepts will be the man of richer practical experience. A
- our individual I. The expression of this individual relationship is feeling,
- ourselves, and this makes us individuals. If we were merely thinking and
- pain, do we live as individual beings whose existence is not exhausted by
- meaning only for my individual self. For the world my life of feeling can
- world process and our own individual existence. The further we ascend into
- the universal nature of thinking where what is individual ultimately
- character of the quite definite individual personality is lost within us.
- ourselves off from universal life. A true individuality will be one who
- connection with the individual who thinks them. There are others whose
- concepts come before us without the least trace of individual coloring, as
- The act of representing already gives our conceptual life an individual
- organization. Our organization is, indeed, a special, definite, individual
- varying degrees of intensity, with his perceptions. This is the individual
- Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
- and also objectively with our individual spirit (as thing-in-itself), lies
- no significance. For the naive realist, only the individual tulips which are
- is thought of in this way; it goes beyond the individual and is the reason why
- a new being develops from the individual which is similar to it, and by
- the “thing-in-itself” of the perceptible subject (of the so called individual
- explain the similarity of the world picture, of different human individuals.
- out to be like that which another individual builds up out of the same two
- that the “individual spirits” behind the single perceiving human subjects,
- is an individualized concept.” It has been objected that this is an unusual
- Title: PoSA: Chapter VIII: The Factors of Life
- is something quite individual, something equivalent to perception, a
- he wants to develop something which is individual, into something universal.
- Feeling is purely individual, it is the relation of the external world to
- we are again confronted with a perception, namely that of the individual
- Here something which can be experienced only individually is made into the
- perceiving, perceiving being mediated through feeling and will as individual
- Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
- determination in the individual. A motive of will may be a pure concept or a
- representation. General and individual concepts (representations) become
- motives of will by influencing the human individual and determine him to act
- representation, influences different individuals differently. It impels
- individual disposition of human beings. This individual disposition we will
- which in the course of my individual life have come into contact with
- which comprise individual life.
- The first level of individual life is perceiving, more particularly,
- our individual life where perceiving, without a feeling or a concept coming
- The highest level of individual life is that of conceptual thinking without
- here what acts as driving force is no longer something merely individual in
- possible quantity of pleasure in the individual who acts. But in itself a
- these moral principles may govern moral life without the single individual
- to ever greater perfection; 3) the realization of individual aims of morality,
- instance, will never achieve truly individual willing.
- to all individual impulses of action. How all men would act cannot
- individually adapted to the particular instance and the particular
- universality of the idea-world, is individually constituted in each human
- the moral content of the individual. To let this content come to expression
- content. This standpoint can be called ethical individualism.
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- Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
- authority of a single individual; a somewhat more advanced person lets his
- necessity, the human individual and all that belongs to him. The
- responsible individuals can the aim of the world process be carried through
- manifestation in the human individual. Insofar as man follows the impulses
- their own human purposes. And indeed, each individual pursues his own
- community of men, but only in the individual man. The common goal of a group
- individual persons, and usually of a few outstanding ones whom the rest
- individual way. If one cannot overcome seeing a “contradiction,” in this,
- intuitions for his acts of will, then he individualizes a member of this
- cognitive ideas and the individual character of moral ideas, when experienced
- which is universally valid, and the individual experience of this universal
- who cannot recognize the other swing, all individual life appears to cease in
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XI: World Purpose and Life Purpose
- individual human beings set themselves purposes, and the result of these
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
- knowledge only after they have been produced by the individual. By then
- the same rights as can dietetic rules. For they apply to individuals and
- being I am an individual and have laws which are wholly my own.
- extracted from earlier ones. As a moral being, the individual produces his
- Ethical individualism then, is not in opposition to an evolutionary theory
- individual as a moral being in a definite sense. But never will it be possible
- ancestral species. True as it is that the moral ideas of the individual have
- individual is morally barren if he himself has no moral ideas.
- The same ethical individualism that I have built up on the foundation of the
- within human experience it becomes an individual's own. For monism, moral
- Ethical individualism, therefore, is the crowning of that edifice to which
- for the free individual deed. The consistent evolutionist is in no danger of
- Ethical individualism, then, cannot be opposed by natural science when the
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
- Man must recognize to the full that to pursue individual satisfaction
- produces pleasure in the striving individual; non-fulfillment produces
- individual enjoyments actually present are not in the least reduced thereby.
- individual and of the totality of cultural work springs from this hope.
- Only someone who considers the individual human ego incapable of giving a
- individual himself regards as such according to what he desires. This view
- accepts neither a value of life not recognized by the individual, nor a
- purpose of life which has not sprung from the individual. In the individual
- flowing from the nature of true manhood. Ethical individualism is well able
- Title: PoSA: Chapter XIV: Individuality and Species
- Chapter XIV: Individuality and Species
- INDIVIDUALITY AND SPECIES
- individuality seems to be contradicted by two facts: that he exists as a
- Is individuality possible nevertheless? Can we regard man as a totality in
- The characteristic features and functions of the individual parts belonging
- conditioned by the nature of the tribe itself. How the individual member is
- tribe. This is why the physiognomy and activity of the individual will
- like this or that, we are referred beyond the nature of the individual to
- the species. The species explains why something about the individual appears
- of the human race, when rightly experienced by the individual do not
- to do with something individual which can be explained only through itself.
- species, then we have no sense for what is individual.
- character of the other sex, and too little of the individual. In practical
- by the individual qualities Or the particular woman herself, but by general
- Man's activity in life comes about through the individual's capacities and
- not as an example of her species but as an individual, would be that social
- is able to shape her life as individually as she likes, and
- far more freely than a man who is already de-individualized,
- another standard than that of man's loss of individuality
- are unable to reach the particular content of the individual. Where the
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- Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
- what the urge for knowledge demands. The single human individual actually is
- inserting our individual existence into the life of the cosmos. The unity of
- world is the same for every human individual (cp. 33 p. ff.). According to
- monistic principles, the reason one human individual regards another as akin
- concepts of lions as there are individuals who think of a lion, but only one
- itself in them as in a multiplicity of individuals. As long as man
- the total idea-world, and to that extent individuals differ one from another
- individual purposes; he pursues his own, given him by his moral imagination.
- Title: PoSA: First Appendix
- Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
- Only truth can bring us security in developing our individual powers. In
- not clearly recognized goes against what is individual in us, which wants to
- anyone unless his own particular, individual need urges him to the view in
- I know how much of a stereotypical attitude, lacking all individuality, is
- technique. Abstract thinking thereby gains concrete, individual life. Ideas
- individual cannot be the ennoblement of one single soul-faculty only, but a
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