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- Title: Truth and Knowledge: Cover Sheet
- Introduction to“Philosophy of Spiritual Activity”
- Title: Truth and Knowledge: Preface
- ultimate principles. This is the basis of all scientific activity.
- the human spirit, created by an activity which is free; this product
- reality. Thus man's highest activity, his spiritual creativeness, is
- activity. Man is not a passive onlooker in relation to evolution,
- (The Philosophy of Spiritual Activity),
- The Philosophy of Spiritual Activity,
- “Philosophy of Spiritual Activity”
- Title: Truth and Knowledge: iii. Epistemology Since Kant
- our own soul-activity. Hartmann says: “Thus all that the subject
- account: the activity itself, and our knowledge of its laws. We may be
- completely absorbed in the activity without worrying about its laws.
- activity, thus abandoning the naive consciousness just described
- attitude is one that comes to grips with the laws of its own activity
- subjective activity of man: cognition, and it wishes to demonstrate
- Title: Truth and Knowledge: iv. The Starting Point of Epistemology
- through his activity. If a theory of knowledge is really to explain
- quite untouched by the activity of thinking, and what is more, from
- something which lends to this activity its first impulse. This
- activity of cognition. This absolute starting point must be determined
- into distinct entities is already an act of thought-activity.]
- Before our conceptual activity begins, the world-picture contains
- observation without any activity on my part. When on principle I
- where our cognizing activity does not merely presuppose something
- relation to which our activity does not hover in emptiness, but where
- the content of the world itself enters this activity.
- completely precedes the cognizing activity, and thus cannot prejudice
- with which our activity of cognition can make a start.
- bringing order into chaos. The activity of cognition must therefore
- It is essential to realize that the activity of producing something in
- that sense impressions do not occur without activity on our part; this
- one's own thinking activity. A lunatic regards things and relations as
- entered the sphere of the given without his own activity. It is a
- Title: Truth and Knowledge: v. Cognition and Reality
- activity is concerned in attaining knowledge.
- world-picture by means of its own activity that knowledge can come
- about. Thinking itself is an activity which, in the moment of
- activity of thinking, the purpose of which is to organize the
- not realize that this synthetic activity of thinking is only a
- laws resulting from the synthetic activity of thinking alone.
- The activity of thinking is only a formal one in the upbuilding of our
- We have established that the nature of the activity of cognition is to
- Title: Truth and Knowledge: vi. Epistemology Free of Assumptions and Fichtes Science of Knowledge
- of the two factors of reality depends upon the activity of
- consciousness can unite them only by its own activity, it can arrive
- by the activity of consciousness. Consciousness as a reality exists
- an unconscious activity of the I; it must show that to objectify the
- In his attempt to define the activity of the I, Fichte comes to the
- content for this original activity postulated by the I. He had nothing
- toward which this activity could be directed or by which it could be
- in consequence he strove in vain to define any further activity of the
- investigate any such further activity does not lie within the scope of
- absolute activity of the I or of the not-I, but he starts from a state
- completely abolishes all cognition. For the practical activity of the
- suffice to point to its activity. Yet Fichte is of the opinion that
- possibility is to start directly with the original activity of the I,
- Fichte came to the conclusion that the activity of the I consists
- the point where knowledge of the unconditional activity of the I dawns
- in him. His aim is to bring the activity of the I emphatically home to
- the reader, for without this activity there is no I.
- own activity is concerned, nevertheless the I cannot but postulate
- something. It cannot postulate the “activity, as such, by
- itself,” but only a definite activity. In short: the postulation must
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- Title: Truth and Knowledge: viii. Practical Conclusion
- is, they are not outside the object in which the activity appears;
- they are the content of the object itself, engaged in living activity.
- our activity which is unfree. In contrast, there is that other part
- our activity into one that has the character of the second is the task
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