5 The Self

PhenomenologyV.The Self1. The Self2. Factors of the “Self”3. Identification-With4. Ideal and Practical Concepts5. Fallacious Criticisms of Selfhood6. What “Emptiness” Might Be1.The SelfAccording to our account, the ‘self’ is first noticed experientially, through a faculty of intuition. This same assumed faculty (of the self) is able to experience the self’s cognitions, volitions and affections (i.e. its [...]

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4 Conceptualization

PhenomenologyIV.Conceptualization1. Sameness and Difference2. Compatibility or Incompatibility3. Words and Intentions4. A Theory of Universals5. Unity In PluralityIn the present chapter, we shall try and clarify the processes of conceptualization, i.e. how we develop abstract ideas from the data of experience. Many philosophers have previously attempted this difficult task, but have strayed into error or irrelevancy [...]

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3 Experiences & Abstractions

PhenomenologyIII.Experiences and Abstractions1. The Objects of Perception2. The Objects of Intuition3. Correlations Between Experiences4. Conceptual Objects5. Degrees of InteriorityIn the present chapter[1], we shall try and classify appearances in various ways (please refer toFigures 1, 2 and 3for a useful summary and illustration).The objects of knowledge, contents of consciousness, orappearancesto cognition, include: firstly, the concrete [...]

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2 Organizing Principles

PhenomenologyII. Organizing Principles1. The Order of Things2. Appearance and Other Large Concepts3. Material, Mental, Intuitive, Abstract4. Number, Space and Time5. Modality and Causality1.The Order of ThingsPhilosophy cannot answer its basic questions any old how; it must proceed in stages, in such a way that its own assertions and implicit assumptions are equally addressed. If a [...]

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1 What, Why & How

PhenomenologyI. What, Why and How1. Phenomenology2. Knowledge is Based On Appearance3. To Be Or Not To Be4. The Phenomenological Approach1.PhenomenologyPhenomenology may be defined as the study of appearances as such. By an ‘appearance’ is meant any existent which impinges on consciousness, anything cognized, irrespective of any judgment as to whether it be ‘real’ or ‘illusory.’ [...]

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Pheno Figures 1-4

Phenomenologyis now available as a paperback (424p. A5, $20 plus shipping expenses), and as an eBook ($2.50).To order online click on the following hyperlink:PhenomenologyFigures1. Existence, appearance, and reality2. Assumed material, mental and spiritual domains3. A classification of appearances4. Three types of continuityFigure 1. Existence, appearance, and reality.Figure 2. Assumed material, mental and spiritual domains.Figure 3. [...]

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Pheno Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS.Contents in brief:AbstractFigures 1-41. What, Why and How2. Organizing Principles3. Experiences and Abstractions4. Conceptualization5. The Self6. Additional Topics7. The Active Role of Logic8. Epistemological Issues in Mathematics9. Theology Without PrejudiceReferencesAppendix 1 - Using MeditationAppendix 2 - Feelings of EmptinessAppendix 3 - Mental ProjectionContents in detail:AbstractFigures1. Existence, appearance, and reality2. Assumed material, mental and [...]

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Pheno Abstract

PHENOMENOLOGYBasing Knowledge on Appearance.Abstract.Phenomenology is the study of appearance as such. It is a branch of both Ontology and Epistemology, since appearing is being known.By an ‘appearance’ is meant any existent which impinges on consciousness, anything cognized, irrespective of any judgment as to whether it be ‘real’ or ‘illusory.’ The evaluation of a particular appearance [...]

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