The Life of the Mind: Thinking
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1978 - Broj stranica: 258
A distinguished modern philosopher's analysis of man's mental activity illuminates ways in which events in the world of appearances cause the mind to reflect and clarifies the relation between will and freedom
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Metaphor and the ineffable - asserts that being alive is energein , that is , being active for its own sake.131 Moreover , the metaphor obviously refuses to answer the inevitable question , Why do we think ?, since there is no answer to ...
And his answer to this question was a philosophoumenon , a reflection on human affairs ( anthropeión pragmaton ) and on the length of human life , in which not one day is “ like the other , ” so that “ man is wholly chance .
But the original wonder is not only not resolved in such questions , since they remain without answer , but even reinforced . What begins as wonder ends in perplexity and thence leads back to wonder : How marvelous that men can perform ...
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This book may sound forbidding, but do not be dissuaded, for it is a majestic work of deep humility and earnestness, and radiant imagination. Since it consists of Arendt's Gifford Lectures (1973-74 ... Pročitajte cijelu recenziju
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What Makes Us Think?
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