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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They point to what he calls " the value of the surface , " that is , to the fact that " the appearance shows a maximum power of expression compared with the internal , whose functions are of a more primitive order .
... metaphorical speech is indeed adequate to the activity of thinking , the operations of our mind , but the life of our soul in its very intensity is much more adequately expressed in a glance , a sound , a gesture , than in speech .
These affections are “ naturally ” expressed by " inarticulate noises ( which ] also reveal something , for instance , those made by animals . ” Distinction and individuation occur through speech , the use of verbs and nouns , and these ...
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