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  • Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
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    • the ideas as expressed in natural laws would be working, but they would not
    • thoughts arbitrarily, but we have to follow their laws. The thinking does
    • laws of the objects. What here leads us constantly in the wrong direction is
    • truth however is that our I is living within the order of laws of the
    • “categorical imperative” to be a general law which extinguishes the
    • expressing it thus: “I do not ask anybody, no man and no law; I perform my
    • desires means nothing to me, nor does that of moral laws; I want simply to
    • dictated by a general law appears to him as unfree, heteronomous, while only
    • those actions are autonomous which originate in a law given by man's own
    • individuality and the general law; we all share in the world of thinking, we
  • 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
    • naive the belief that the uniformity of natural law is interrupted in the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter II: The Fundamental Urge For Knowledge
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    • reaching out beyond it, contains. The thinker seeks the laws of phenomena,
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • inherent laws. The concept “organism” combines, for example, with those of
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
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    • line produced by a point moving according to certain laws. If I investigate
    • objects and subjected to their laws; but also, at the same time, in quite a
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
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    • the whole of existence into two spheres, each of which has its own laws, and
    • as perceptions, in this elimination we are simply following a law of our
    • explanation. They exist and act on one another according to laws which
    • thinking can discover. They exist in indivisible unity with these laws. Our
    • by means of his thinking. The laws of nature are such connections. For
    • a law of nature is nothing other than the conceptual expression for the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
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    • to me the natural law inherent in an event or object, there is also a moral
    • (norms, laws) insofar as these result from the generalization of individual
    • When we look for the laws (concepts) underlying the conduct of individuals,
    • rules, but as a natural philosophy of morality. It is true that laws
    • obtained in this way are related to human conduct, as the laws of nature are
    • A deed done out of freedom does not at all exclude, but includes moral laws,
    • solely by such laws. Why should my deed serve the general welfare any less
    • If human nature were not fundamentally social, no external laws could make
    • they obey some moral law, when they regard their moral mission as a duty, and
    • moral laws, whether man is unfree because he follows his immeasurable sexual
    • realization. Every being has its inborn concept (the law of its existence
    • developed plant. The plant transforms itself because of the objective laws
    • law ... before which all inclinations become silent, even if in secret
    • servant, you do not merely lay down a law, but wait for what my moral love
    • will of itself recognize as law, because it feels unfree when faced with any
    • law simply forced upon it.”
    • This is the contrast between mere law-abiding morality and morality born of
    • laws of his state as seldom as the philistine himself, and is never in any
    • real opposition to them. For all the laws of the state have sprung from the
    • intuitions of free spirits, just as have all other objective laws of
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  • Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
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    • we enter the region where moral laws become independent rules. They no
    • unthinking, acting according to purely mechanical laws, as materialism
    • own particular intentions with regard to man. Moral laws appear to such a
    • an automaton whose conduct is merely the result of purely mechanical laws,
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XI: World Purpose and Life Purpose
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    • necessary to have not merely an ideal connection (the law in it) of the
    • later with the earlier, but also the concept (the law) of the effect must
    • exception of human action. It looks for laws of nature, but not for purposes
    • the bounds of natural laws, and cannot aim at a Utopia in which life is not
    • form a totality. But since all perceptions are based on laws (ideas) which
    • determined by an idea inborn in it and constituting the law of its nature.
    • are not determined by purpose and plan from outside, but by cause and law from
    • contains purpose because it is built according to laws can use the same
    • description for the beings of nature, if he likes. However, the laws at work
    • link can be seen between cause and effect according to law, there the
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
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    • not be done. Laws appear in the form of general concepts only when they
    • forbid something, not when they bid things to be done. Laws concerning what
    • amount to the Treasury Department, etc. Laws which are meant to prevent
    • not commit adultery! But these laws also influence the unfree spirit
    • one must have grasped the laws at work in the perceptual picture (the way it
    • direction). Further, one must find a way by which these laws can be
    • perceptions without breaking the laws of their natural connection. This
    • considered here are laws of nature. Here we have to do with
    • The standardized character of moral laws has been retained at least insofar
    • doing anything about it; we find its laws present, ready-made, and therefore
    • can investigate them and then apply what we discover. But moral laws are
    • mistake arises through the fact that moral laws, insofar as their content is
    • that we take over from our ancestors appear as given, like the natural laws
    • not, like natural laws, to examples of a species. As an organism I am such
    • apply the natural laws of the species to my particular case. As a moral
    • being I am an individual and have laws which are wholly my own.
    • of the earlier in accordance with natural law. By evolution in the organic
    • with natural laws. According to his view, the adherent of the theory of organic
    • cognized straight away like a law of nature; it must first be created.
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIII: The Value of Life
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    • displeasure follows enjoyment as a natural law, for example when woman's
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XIV: Individuality and Species
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    • form that corresponds to his own being. We shall look in vain among the laws
    • determining the individual according to the laws of the species ceases. The
  • Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
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    • discovering the laws that connect them. But where the view was held that
    • original creator built up the world according to logical laws, and the
    • the laws pervading and determining perceptions, do we deal in actual fact
    • itself the law that connects perceptions, we are dealing with mere abstract
  • Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
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    • composing, the law of composition serves life, that is, it serves true
    • made knowledge into a real organism, ruled by its own laws; the reality of
  • Title: PoSA: Inside Dust Jacket
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    • Do “laws of nature”

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