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  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter I
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    • be able to determine one's life and action by purposes
    • question is just whether reason, purposes, and decisions exercise
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter II
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    • translate our purposes into realities with the help of material
    • sciences, and so far my purpose has been solely to record the facts
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter III
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    • observations. The purpose of my reflection is to form concepts of the
    • different one. Whether, for this purpose, I make observations of my
    • spiritual activity. For this purpose it is quite irrelevant how one
    • this or that useful object. It is just the purpose of this book to
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter VII
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    • the purposes of knowledge even regarding sense-percept. It is
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter VIII
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    • perception for purposes of knowledge.
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter IX
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    • aim or the purpose of my will; my characterological disposition
    • first study the relation of this will to the action. For this purpose
    • objective purposes in nature into the limbo of dead theories. For
    • draws attention, between having a goal, purpose or task, which a man
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter X
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    • being, which pursues in men its own special purposes. Moral laws
    • behind human agents the purposes of a foreign world ruler,
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XI
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    • World-Purpose and Life-Purpose
    • WORLD-PURPOSE AND LIFE-PURPOSE(THE DESTINATION OF MAN)
    • which we may call the overcoming of the concept of purpose in spheres
    • to which it does not apply. Adaptation to purpose is a special kind
    • Whoever maintains that the flower is the purpose of the root, i.e.,
    • which the concept of purpose is applicable.
    • The concept of purpose, valid for subjective actions, is very
    • purposes. Man makes his tools to suit his purposes. On the same
    • organisms. It is but slowly that this mistaken concept of purpose is
    • such questions as: What is the extra-mundane purpose of the world?
    • What is the extra-human destination (and, consequently, purpose)
    • concept of purpose in every sphere, with the sole exception of human
    • action. It looks for laws of nature, but not for purposes of nature.
    • Purposes of nature, no less than imperceptible forces (p. 93), are
    • arbitrary assumptions. But even life-purposes which man does not set
    • human life has no other purpose and destination than the one which
    • concept of purpose believe that, in surrendering it, they are forced
    • it foolish to deny purposes in nature. Just as the structure of a
    • natural life there is a high degree of purpose and plan unmistakable
    • purpose, such as nature exhibits in all her domains, then I consider
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  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XII
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    • are purposes only for the subject). The study of them is, as it were,
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XIII
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    • of the question concerning the purpose and
    • knows what God's purposes are concerning the world and mankind, he
    • world-purpose that is wise. But the pain of created beings is nothing
    • existence. Hence the purpose of the creation of the world is to
    • fact that the world-purpose mentioned above (p. 167) can be achieved
    • purpose of bringing about his salvation through their action, else
    • would creation be purposeless. And such a world conception envisages
    • extra-human purposes. Every one of us has to perform his own definite
    • totally indifferent what I do so long as it fulfils the purpose, then
    • does not recognize is as little acknowledged by my views as a purpose
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Chapter XV
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    • adopt the purposes of an objective (transcendent) primary being as
    • his own individual purposes, but he pursues the aims which his own
    • conduct. For this purpose it was necessary to sort out, from the
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Contents
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    • WORLD-PURPOSE AND LIFE-PURPOSE (THE DESTINATION OF MAN)
  • Title: PoSA (Poppelbaum): Preface to the Revised Edition, 1918
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    • was not my purpose at that time to set down the results of spiritual



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