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  • Title: Chapter: About the Author, the People, and the Background of this Book
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    • Truth and Science,
    • fundamental exposition of the science of the spirit, embracing the path of
    • philosophia, Concerning Secret Science, written about 1510, printed in
    • sciences. This same Abbot of Sponheim had greatly influenced Henry Cornelius
    • study science with him. He was accepted, but the association did not last
    • recalled Bruno as “a man of universal mind, skillful in all sciences, but
    • the science of nature. Because of his studies von Franckenberg was attacked
    • a genuine science of nature.”
  • Title: Addendum: Addenda to the 1923 Edition
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    • Umriss einer Geheimwissenschaft, Outline of a Secret Science,
  • Title: Chapter: Agrippa of Nettesheim and Theophrastus Paracelsus
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    • themselves seek to develop the latter out of natural science by letting
    • science be reborn in the spirit.
    • to achieve a clear position with regard to natural science on the one hand,
    • and the other cognition. Just as it is true that at last natural science
    • Agrippa of Nettesheim fights for a true natural science, which does not
    • Agrippa if one were to compare his natural science with that of later
    • De vanitate scientiarum, Of the Vanity of the Sciences, where he speaks
    • himself wants to go back to the foundations of natural science in order to
    • natural science to the highest cognition. This experiencing in his own person
    • modern natural science. A “spirit” in the real sense is not yet
    • evident. Science sees only a natural process where Linnè in the
    • natural science of the nineteenth century could ascribe to nature what is
  • Title: Chapter: Cardinal Nicolas of Cusa
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    • work. In natural science he may be described as the precursor of Copernicus,
    • various sciences there is a real danger of misjudging the scope of the way
    • to the goal in things pertaining to the different sciences. In the one case he
    • tradition. Science and inner experience were not allowed to claim any rights
    • God than science can create a tree; it had to accept the revealed concept as
    • given, just as natural science accepts the tree as given. The Scholastic
    • therefore drew a limit to the jurisdiction of science where the field of
    • experiences from the knowledge one acquires in the different sciences. There
    • sciences have furnished him man himself — in a purely natural way —
    • cognition rules in the sciences which we acquire concerning the things and
    • science elaborated in the nineteenth century appear in their proper light.
    • confidence that human nature, having immersed itself in the sciences of things
    • And science at first removes man
  • Title: Chapter: Epilogue
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    • opened a great perspective into natural science. He sought to pursue the
    • “natural” one which the science of the nineteenth century has
    • developed? — This science has not given anything to nature which does
    • of this natural science. The spirit in which they wished to regard the
    • have become their desire if this natural science had been accessible to them.
    • account of modern science. One need not lose the spirit when one finds in
    • “facts” discovered by natural science without further ado. I myself
    • stand completely upon the ground of this natural science. I have the definite
    • being. — I hear a shrill dissonance when the facts of natural science in
    • becoming penetrated with the insights of modern science and at the same time
  • Title: Chapter: The Friendship with God
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    • attained the utmost limits of natural science, in all likelihood we could
    • an individual being, a creature of nature. And no science can reveal
    • him beyond it. He must have confidence in something no science of external
    • It is clear to him that God is not found in the same manner as science finds
    • natural existence. Natural science examines the development of living beings
    • author does, but rather in concepts of natural science, imprints other ideas
  • Title: Chapter: Giordano Bruno and Angelus Silesius
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    • compelled by a more advanced natural science. The sun of ideas which later
    • the purposes of science the sixteenth century gave the heavens to that world of
    • century this science had progressed so far that from among the phenomena of
    • living organisms can this science henceforth look for anything but
    • attained by science, a confusion of the spiritual with the sensory can no
    • longer take place, if man understands himself aright. An advanced science
  • Title: Preface: Preface to the 1923 Edition
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    • place has been taken by present-day natural science.
    • experiences in connection with what present-day natural science says, but
    • In such personalities it becomes apparent that present-day natural science
    • able to lead his thinking over into this science. In his time one could have
    • accepted modern natural science, had it already existed.
  • Title: Chapter: Valentin Weigel and Jacob Boehme
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    • are what the natural science of his time and the Bible regard as such. His way

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