Contributions to Philosophy, Psychology and Education Volume 2

Contributions to Philosophy, Psychology and Education Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...was the active synthesis; but there was the standpoint of science in his work, Mind and Molivn and Monism, p. 36 f. (edited by Prof. Lloyd Morgan): "If the advance of natural science is now steadily leading us to the conclusion that there is no motion without mind, must we not see how the independent conclusion of mental science is thus independently confirmed--the conclusion, I mean, that there is no being without knowing? To me, at least, it does appear that the; time has come when we may begin, as it were, in a dawning light, to see that the study of nature and the study of mind are meeting upon this greatest of possible truths. And if this is the case--if there is no motion without mind, no being without knowing--shall we infer, with Clifford, that universal being is mindless, or answer with a dogmatic negative that most stupendous of questions--Is there knowledge with the Most High-' If there is no motion without mind, no being without knowing, may we not rather infer that it is in the medium of mind and in the medium of knowledge we live, and rnove, and have our being? " 'Kantian Ethics and Ethics of Evolution, p. I8. spirit is the truth of nature. To show this was the work of Fichte and Schelling, but especially of Hegel. In the preceding section it was maintained that Kant's peculiar merit (a merit to which previous philosophers could not legitimately lay claim) consisted in his constant endeavor to do full justice to the claims of the scientific, as well as to those of the moral and religious, consciousness. His investigation resulted in the discovery of the categories and of their supreme condition, the unity of apperception. Fichte, Schelling and Hegel worked out in their fulness the more

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  • Paperback | 126 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 240g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893824
  • 9781236893826