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  • Title: Book: Riddles of Philosophy: Table of Contents
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    • VI The Age of Kant and Goethe
  • Title: Book: Riddles of Philosophy: Introduction
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    • Introductions to Goethe's Natural Scientific Writings
    • Fundamental Outline of a Theory of Knowledge Implicit in Goethe's World Conception
    • Goethe's World Conception
    • limitations. In Goethe's world he found the leverage to overcome the
    • Neither Rudolf Steiner's Nietzsche book nor his writings on Goethe's
  • Title: Book: RoP: The World Conception of the Greek Thinkers (Pt1 Ch2)
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    • that this view can be found again in Goethe in his younger years,
    • of the eighteenth century. We can read in Goethe's essay,
    • To speak as Goethe speaks here is only then possible if one feels
    • feeling in thoughtful reflection. As Goethe thought, so man of
    • world's origin.” We can still catch a glimpse of them in Goethe's
  • Title: Book: RoP: The World Conceptions of the Modern Age of Thought Evolution (Pt1 Ch5)
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    • Goethe gives a significant description of this method of thought of
    • Goethe says this in his history of the theory of color where he speaks
    • With these words Goethe indicated distinctly the point that is
    • This he does passionately. He does it in such a way that Goethe is
    • nature, but as Goethe shows in the case of Galileo, even in this field
    • statement of Goethe that “every element of fact is already
    • development of the “Age of Kant and Goethe” grew.
  • Title: Book: RoP: The Age of Kant and Goethe (Pt1 Ch6)
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    • RoP: The Age of Kant and Goethe (Pt1 Ch6)
    • The Age of Kant and Goethe
    • men of great intellectual-spiritual power, Kant and Goethe.
    • Goethe with the words:
    • Schiller describes Goethe's conception in a letter addressed to him on
    • Seen from the present age, Kant and Goethe can be considered spirits
    • age in the form “developed” by Wolff. From Goethe's
    • the channels of Wolff's conceptions. Goethe tells of the impressions
    • Spinoza's mode of thought as frankly as Goethe. Most readers were led
    • into deep convicts of world conception by this philosophy. Goethe's
    • Goethe who was not at all pleased by this dethronement of reason,
    • This step Kant did not take; Goethe did.
    • In all essential points, Goethe arrived at the opposite to Kant's
    • published his Critique of Pure Reason, Goethe laid down his
    • Kant drew all nature into the human mind. Goethe considered everything
    • Kant, nature is entirely in the human spirit; according to Goethe, the
    • is, therefore, easily understandable when Goethe tells us in his
    • We need not waver in this estimate of Goethe's attitude toward Kant,
    • in spite of the fact that Goethe uttered many a favorable judgment
    • Goethe has, nevertheless, expressed his opposition distinctly on one
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  • Title: Book: RoP: The Classics of World and Life Conception (Pt1 Ch7)
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    • a deep conviction of Goethe and Schiller, namely, that creative
    • Goethe believes is to be found in the perfect artist. The artist, in
    • Goethe's opinion, proceeds in the production of a work of art as
    • When Goethe says, “Man never understands how anthropomorphic he
    • well-acquainted with the feeling that Goethe, in his later age,
    • in the work of art to give it an external expression. When Goethe
    • itself. He expressed in another form Goethe's conception:
    • doctrine of this kind was rigorously rejected by Goethe. On February
    • 20th, 1831, he said to Eckermann (compare Conversations of Goethe
    • Nevertheless, Goethe recognizes, in another sense, a purposeful
    • rejoices in his existence?” Goethe is also convinced that the
    • sounds like a philosophical justification of Goethe's words:
    • fulfilled only in man. Goethe and Hegel agree perfectly in this
    • conception. What Goethe had derived from his contemplative
    • The method by which Goethe explained certain natural processes
    • to the whole cosmos. For an understanding of the plant organism Goethe
  • Title: Book: RoP: Reactionary World Conceptions (Pt1 Ch8)
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    • Herbart is, in another sense than Goethe, Schiller, Schelling, Fichte
    • Goethe also had a profound influence on Schopenhauer. From the autumn
    • company of the poet. Goethe introduced him personally to his doctrine
    • of colors. Goethe's mode of conception agreed completely with the view
    • Goethe had undertaken careful and intensive investigations concerning
    • exists in this field between Newton and Goethe cannot be judged
    • the world conceptions of these two personalities. Goethe considered
    • question in a fashion that Goethe called “the greatest misfortune
    • of observation, the colors. Goethe takes his stand within this field
    • the stipulation of such an external sphere is, according to Goethe's
    • Here we find Goethe's world view applied to a special case. In the
    • truth of nature outside man, will not find it, according to Goethe's
    • from the eye. Goethe's mode of conception was, for this reason, more
    • agreeable to Schopenhauer because Goethe did not go beyond the world
    • of the perceptual content of the eye. He considered Goethe's view to
    • antagonism between Goethe and Newton is not merely a question of
    • judgment concerning Goethe's theory of colors that Helmholtz expressed
    • in his essay, Goethe's Anticipations of Future Ideas in Natural
    • consciously applied inductive method could have helped, Goethe has
    • contained in nature as Goethe did, then one will consult them in
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  • Title: Book: RoP: The Radical World Conceptions (Pt1 Ch2)
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    • in which Wolff s view remained unconsidered for decades. Goethe blames
    • in the other, belief. Goethe, Schiller, Fichte, Schelling and Hegel
    • Stirner's mode of conception, as the opposite pole to that of Goethe,
    • Couvier, it took the genius of Goethe to see the significance of this
  • Title: Book: RoP: The Struggle Over the Spirit (Pt2 Ch1)
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    • Thus Goethe and Hegel are the two geniuses who, in my opinion, are
    • Goethe's attitude toward Holbach, one of the most prominent
    • 1789) published his Systeme de la Nature in 1770. Goethe, who
    • Goethe was deeply convinced that “theory in itself and by itself
    • Nationalliteratur, Goethe's Werke, Vol. 36, 2, pp. 357.)
    • Germany, Goethe and Karl von Hoff had already professed such a view.
    • far-reaching conclusions. As soon as Goethe heard of this conflict, he
    • insignificant … . Goethe expressed himself on this point
    • depended on this controversial point. In an essay Goethe supported St.
    • Hilaire with great intensity. (Compare Goethe's writings on natural
    • science, Vol. 36, Goethe Edition, Deutsche National Literatur.) He
    • earlier. This shows clearly what Goethe meant to do when he began,
    • prevailed, as Goethe expressed it, that it was only necessary for the
    • these discoveries spirits like Fichte, Schelling and Goethe could,
    • the Hegelian philosophy. Goethe's thoughts contained the seeds for a
    • insufficiently. If Goethe attempted to obtain a conception with his
    • Goethe had reached the point where thought was about to begin a
    • Goethe attempted, one would have had a spiritual experience that could
  • Title: Book: RoP: Darwinism and World Conception (Pt2 Ch2)
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    • and more into the mainstream of natural science. Goethe, to be sure,
    • naturalistic mode of Goethe's thinking inspired him to undertake
    • at a fully satisfactory world explanation. Like Goethe, Haeckel was
    • the facts concerning which Goethe said that they represent the
    • consistency of nature, concerning which Goethe is of the opinion that
    • Goethe. He states in this connection that he had arrived at the
  • Title: Book: RoP: The World as Illusion (Pt2 Ch3)
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    • expressed in Goethe's words as he describes his own activity as a
    • higher sphere.” (Compare Goethe's Werke, Vol. 38, p. 595 in
    • How is man, to use a statement of Goethe, to become acquainted with
    • Goethe once said that he had taken part in many conversations on
    • the external world?” And Goethe goes on to say, “I had never
    • conclusion that is similar to one Goethe expressed in connection with
    • his ideas concerning the genesis of life. Goethe describes the growth
  • Title: Book: RoP: World Conceptions of Scientific Factuality (Pt2 Ch5)
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    • and Goethe. He brought their idealism to France. As a professor at the
    • personality like Goethe as the most unscientific mind of modern times,
  • Title: Book: RoP: Modern Idealistic World Conceptions (Pt2 Ch6)
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    • this self-conscious ego what had first been realized by Goethe,
  • Title: Book: RoP: Modern Man and His World Conception (Pt2 Ch7)
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    • In Goethe the deep impulse of modern philosophical life became
    • the senses. In our discussion of Goethe's world conception, it was
    • shown how Goethe searched for such experiences of the soul that carry
  • Title: Book: RoP: A Brief Outline of an Approach to Anthroposophy (Pt2 Ch8)
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    • in the world conception of Goethe. The awareness arises that this
    • experience of the self-conscious ego. Goethe strove for experiences of
    • is inaccessible to the senses. Goethe stands on this ground when he

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