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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What science and the quest for knowledge are after is irrefutable truth , that is , propositions human beings are not free to reject - they are compelling . They are of two kinds , as we have known since Leibniz : truths of reasoning ...
79 But this being “ meant to be ” is not a truth ; it is a highly meaningful proposition . In other words , there are no truths beyond and above factual truths : all scientific truths are factual truths , those engendered by sheer brain ...
Metaphysics , the “ awesome science ” that " beholds what is insofar as it is " ( epistēmē he theorei to on hē on ) , 114 could discover a truth which “ forced men by the force of necessity ” ( hyp ' autēs tēs alētheias anagkazomenoi ) ...
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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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