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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The Life of the Mind / Thinking act rests on the mind's faculty of having present to itself what is absent from the senses . Re - presentation , making present what is actually absent , is the mind's unique gift , and since our whole ...
To put it quite simply , in the proverbial absentmindedness of the philosopher , everything present is absent because something actually absent is present to his mind , and among the things absent is the philosopher's own body .
For in order to obtain the radical withdrawal from reality that Epictetus demands , the emphasis on thinking's ability to have present what is absent shifts from reflection to imagination , and this not in the sense of a utopian ...
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LibraryThing ReviewIzvješće korisnika/ca - GalenWiley - LibraryThing
The author’s final work, presented in a one-volume edition, is a rich, challenging analysis of man’s mental activity, considered in terms of thinking, willing, and judging. Edited by Mary McCarthy; Indices. ** Pročitajte cijelu recenziju
THE LIFE OF THE MIND: Vol. I; Thinking. Vol. II; WillingIzvješće korisnika/ca - Kirkus
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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