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 short passage reads : “ For this is chiefly the passion ( pathos ) of the philosopher , to wonder ( thaumazein ) . There is no other beginning and principle ( archē ) of philosophy than this one . And I think he [ namely Hesiod ] ...
Plato's answer and its echoes men can summon up by themselves ; the wonder is a pathos , something to be suffered , not acted ; in Homer , it is the god who acts , whose appearance men have to endure , from whom they must not run away .
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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