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  • Title: Chapter: About the Author, the People, and the Background of this Book
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    • Theory of Knowledge in Goethe's Conception of the World,
    • spiritual knowledge suited to the needs and capacities of modern men and
    • skill as an orator and disputant, his broad knowledge of places, and
    • whereby the group was acknowledged as a branch of the Knights of Saint John
    • orphan children, the spreading of knowledge through the sale of books that
    • like truly natural scientific knowledge.
    • come to a direct personal knowledge of things. He once said that the physician
    • knowledge. At the end of his travels, while the mass of information he had
    • knowledge of the elements and processes of nature gave his words and deeds
    • knowledge in curing the sick. His success was phenomenal. Maladies
    • after all; both Trees of the Paradise, the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil,
    • knowledge of the spirit.
    • her knowledge of Italian, and who appreciated Bruno's learning and charm. In
    • Spaniard, whose striving for truth was expressed in knowledge of the
  • Title: Addendum: Addenda to the 1923 Edition
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    • The Theory of Knowledge in Goethe's Conception of the World.
    • How does one Attain Knowledge of the Higher Worlds,
  • Title: Chapter: Agrippa of Nettesheim and Theophrastus Paracelsus
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    • their period makes available to them. In this knowledge of nature they see
    • am convinced that there is a real progress in man's knowledge of facts. When
    • cognition by communicating knowledge to us and by causing this knowledge to
  • Title: Chapter: Cardinal Nicolas of Cusa
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    • the knowledge of his time but developed it further, also to a high degree
    • had the capacity of awakening this knowledge to an inner life, so that it
    • the particular knowledge of which he has experience is useful only for the
    • senses. Our knowledge has a boundary. As far as the needs of the higher life
    • untouched by knowledge. For a learned theologian like Nicolas of Cusa, who
    • real knowledge in the various fields of investigation as there is that in
    • life and knowledge resembles in this respect a child who has not yet learned
    • said that there is as much true knowledge in any field of learning as there
    • Man also cannot grasp himself in his self-knowledge; what he grasps of himself
    • external thing is given in the experience, that one has knowledge of it.
    • not objects of knowledge, but only of faith. It is true that, according to the
    • Scholastic view, the relationship of knowledge to faith is not to be
    • knowledge reigns, in another only faith.
    • is not decided by any human knowledge, but by faith; and “to faith belongs
    • to that of knowledge. In reality, the content of all faith originates in an
    • experiences from the knowledge one acquires in the different sciences. There
    • represents a higher level, as opposed to ordinary knowledge. Knowledge in the
    • important characteristic of knowledge is that it gives information about
    • itself is not. In knowledge, the spirit thus is occupied with things thought
    • substance, it can no longer speak of knowledge, for it does not look upon a
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  • Title: Chapter: Epilogue
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    • a true self-knowledge leads us to seek in nature nothing but natural processes.
    • essence of the human spirit in myself. I calmly acknowledge my animal
    • Knowledge in Goethe's Conception of the World, preface to the new edition.]
  • Title: Chapter: The Friendship with God
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    • rebirth, speaks of the qualities and nature of knowledge as of a picture he
    • be able to advance to the view which acknowledges the non-existing as the
    • he wants to think divinely. The knowledge of nature is not enriched by
    • cannot add a single letter to the knowledge of nature, but through his whole
    • knowledge of nature a new light shines.
    • acquired in a life which, when it approached this knowledge, was already
    • knowledge in words. The transformation must come out of nature itself.
    • his knowledge must be the beginning of a new content, not an
    • being, life, knowledge, insight, capacity, in short all that one should call
    • universal light of the world. Therefore there is no more important knowledge
    • than self-knowledge; and at the same time there is none which so completely
  • Title: Chapter: Introduction
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    • self-knowledge arises a sun which illuminates something beyond the
    • knowledge of the eternal and infinite nature of God,” lived in them as
    • immediate perception; and for them self-knowledge was the path by which this
    • self-knowledge in its true form endows man with a new sense which opens to
    • toward which the spirits under discussion strove. In self-knowledge they saw
    • insights which do not exist for one who does not perceive in self-knowledge
    • this sense has not opened itself thinks that self-knowledge arises in a way
    • similar to knowledge through external senses, or through some other means
    • acting from the outside. He thinks, “Knowledge is knowledge.” However,
    • object is outside of ourselves, while in self-knowledge we stand inside the
    • also appear as a higher light which illuminates all other knowledge in a new
    • sum of the knowledge of a period; if one does not perceive the significance
    • of self-knowledge then in the higher sense all knowledge is but blind.
    • world. Everything I know would remain blind knowledge if this light did not
    • fall upon it. I could penetrate the whole world with my knowledge; it would
    • not be what it must become in me if knowledge were not awakened to a higher
    • enrichment of the content of my knowledge; it is a raising of knowledge, of
    • knowledge remains worthless to me in the higher sense. Things exist without
    • destiny of self-knowledge. The spiritual content which belongs to a thing
    • acknowledge. An especially telling example of the error which lies hidden here
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  • Title: Chapter: Meister Eckhart
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    • instance. The latter assumed two sources of knowledge:
    • acknowledge this “thing in itself” if one showed it to them. And it is
    • entry of God into the soul. He calls the light of knowledge which is lit by this
  • Title: Preface: Preface to the 1923 Edition
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    • It might appear as though the present-day knowledge of nature, seen in its
    • knowledge, it lies before man today?
    • a way of thinking which also can incorporate the newer knowledge into
    • but ascends from the mystical starting-point to a knowledge of the spirits,
  • Title: Chapter: Valentin Weigel and Jacob Boehme
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    • spirit in man, or the rebirth of knowledge on the higher level of seeing. —
    • let the knowledge acquired by him be reborn on a higher level, but is deceived
    • have wings, woven out of the blissful feeling that he sees the knowledge in
    • with the knowledge of his time, appears to him as the real one. For him facts
    • former as applied to a quite different factual knowledge. And thus there

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