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  • Title: PoSA: Introduction - Rudolf Steiner as a Philosopher
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    • soul forces, and that the divine spiritual principle manifests itself in man
    • spiritual principle.
    • principle? I even succeeded in building up a description which follows the
    • experience. This fundamentally new principle, however, is by no means
    • By considering from the outset the nature of the transcendental principle to
    • transcendental principle is not consciously experienced by man. It is rather
    • transcendental principle without “forgetting” itself. But the content
    • principle. Natural science studies nothing but the “mirrored reflection” of
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter I: The Conscious Human Deed
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    • which is the essential principle in the dogma of free will, is negated by
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter III: Thinking in the Service of Understanding the World
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    • Whatever principle we wish to advance, we must prove that somewhere we have
    • fundamental principles must make use of the conceptual form, and thereby
    • to base the whole of human knowledge on the principle,
    • principles according to which it originated. From the nature already in
    • have a principle which exists by means of itself. From this principle let us
    • the correctness of his principles, rather than turning straight to the
    • As long as philosophy assumes all sorts of principles such as atom, motion,
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IV: The World as Perception
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    • “The first fundamental principle which the philosopher has to bring to clear
    • Still less can the principle, “The perceived world is my
    • The principle above: “The world is my representation,” on which this is
    • object to his principle: My eye that sees the sun and my hand that feels the
    • But that, with this, the principle is canceled out, is immediately obvious.
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter V: The Act of Knowing the World
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    • we could speak of only if it were possible to perceive it. The principle,
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VII: Are There Limits to Knowledge?
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    • (monistic). A philosophy which starts from this basic principle may be called
    • Then in the one world it tries to find the principles that can explain the
    • universal principle which he hypothetically assumes, and the given, known by
    • principle only by borrowing a content from the sphere of experience and then
    • arises that real life cannot be evolved out of this principle which is
    • from the definition of his principle indicated above.
    • principles which can be discovered by thinking seem too airy for the
    • dualist, and he seeks, in addition, “real principles” with which to support
    • Let us examine these “real principles” a little more closely. The naive man
    • with the fineness of these substances. In principle, the reason for
    • Naive realism, with its fundamental principle of the reality of all perceived
    • means of it the species is maintained. The life principle permeating the
    • principle that only what is perceived is real, then it would not assume a
    • realism merges into a world view which requires the principle of
    • principles, the so-called real principle and the ideal principle, have equal
    • principle. This is expressed in the motto he gave on the title-page of his
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter VIII: The Factors of Life
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    • same as perception on the objective side. From the basic principle of naive
    • philosopher of feeling makes into the universal principle, a principle which
    • for him a direct principle of reality. His own will appears to him as a special
    • universal will. The will becomes the universal principle just as in mysticism
    • of feeling, feeling becomes the principle of knowledge. This view is a
    • insufficient. Both demand, side by side with an ideal-principle of
    • existence, a real principle also. And this with a certain justification. But
    • since for this so-called real principle, perceiving is our only means of
    • mediation. Besides the ideal principle attainable through knowledge, there is
    • also supposed to exist a real principle which, although it can be
    • adhere to the principle: What is directly perceived is real. Compared with
    • do when they adhere in general to the principle: What is perceived is real.
    • principle outside the subject, for which subjective experience is the sole
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter IX: The Idea of Freedom
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    • rightly regarded as a motive of will. The principle: through one's deed to
    • principles of morality will depend upon what representations a person has of
    • derived from a system of moral principles. In the form of abstract concepts
    • these moral principles may govern moral life without the single individual
    • principles is when the command announces itself to us, not through an
    • the reason why a particular principle of conduct should act as motive in
    • differently by different people. The above principle does not refer to a
    • who acknowledges this principle strives to do what in his opinion best
    • above-mentioned moral principle by those who connect feelings of pleasure with
    • moral principle, distinct from the one mentioned previously.
    • The principle of the general welfare, as well as that of the progress of
    • thinkable principle of morality is one which contains no such relation from
    • examples. In all his conduct, one in favor of the principle of the general
    • welfare. He who acknowledges the moral principle of the progress of culture,
    • morality, but were to recognize a certain value in all principles of
    • characterological disposition nor an external moral principle accepted on
    • ability to experience the moral principle that applies in a particular
    • The exact opposite to this moral principle is the Kantian: Act so that the
    • principles of your actions can be valid for all men. This principle is death
    • on a particular moral principle. If my viewpoint is limited to the general moral
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  • Title: PoSA: Chapter X: Philosophy of Freedom and Monism
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    • a power standing above him. In this way the moral principles already
    • sought in such a spiritual power. The moral principles to be found in man's
    • the agent or executor of principles which are forced upon him by necessity.
    • receive them from others. Insofar as a man receives his moral principles
    • fetters of naive moral principles in man's inner world, and from the moral
    • principles of the speculating metaphysicist in the external world. The naive
    • principles of morality can be eliminated from the world as little as can
    • it. Just as monism finds it unnecessary to entertain thoughts of principles
    • definitely finds it unnecessary to entertain thoughts of principles of
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XI: World Purpose and Life Purpose
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    • but by the formative principle of the great totality of nature which
  • Title: PoSA: Chapter XII: Moral Imagination
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    • following the same principle which urges man on when he seeks to discover
    • In accordance with his fundamental principles the evolutionist can maintain
  • Title: PoSA: The Consequences of Monism
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    • the principles it uses for explaining the world. The source of activity
    • subjective nor objective, but is a principle embracing both sides of
    • monistic principles, the reason one human individual regards another as akin
    • true of all other transcendent principles that are not based on thinking
    • that they are satisfied when they have deduced the world from principles
    • principles transplanted from this world into the Beyond do not explain the
    • Just as little, according to monistic principles, could the aims of our
  • Title: PoSA: Second Appendix
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    • seeks in the separate sciences the principle that leads man back to the

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