Considered formally, as the content of my thinking activity, the ideas involved in
the ... Descartes held that there are only three possibilities: all of our ideas are ...
With this reservation in mind, we'll continue through the Meditations, seeing how
... the understanding (although limited in scope) is adequate for human needs, ...
A man does not know himself except through the modifications of his body, and
the ... The endeavour or power of the mind is the actual essence thereof (E3P7);
but the ... nature to conceive only such things as assert its power of activity (last
Prop. .... Therefore, it feels pleasure in so far as it conceives adequate ideas; that
In God there is necessarily the idea not only of his essence, but also of all things
.... exist nor be conceived; lastly, that all things are predetermined by God, not
through .... The being of substance does not appertain to the essence of man —
in other ..... The activities of the mind arise solely from adequate ideas; the
It is the essence of man -- in contrast to the various forms of his historical ....
through which man suffers and does not have an adequate idea of reality, and
into ... For Spinoza, Goethe, Hegel, as well as for Marx, man is alive only
inasmuch as he is ... in the way in which the direct and natural species
relationship is conceived.
Civil society as such only develops with the bourgeoisie; the social ... what the
philosophers have conceived as “substance” and “essence of man,” and what ....
to obtain food and drink, housing and clothing in adequate quality and quantity. ...
its material, only through trade and industry, through the sensuous activity of men
Nov 18, 2010 ... Consequently, the human being is conceived as only an acting agent. ... a
manner that would be adequate to what he calls “the proper dignity of man” ...
task of a genuine philosophical humanism is to return to the essence of man ... for
when one thinks, when one engages in the activity of thinking, does not ...
An adequate understanding of Aquinas' philosophical theology requires that we
first ... He writes: “it was necessary for the salvation of man that certain truths
which exceed ... In other words, knowledge of God's existence must be acquired
through a ..... Not only is God the same as his essence; he is also the same as his
In this article, using comparative analysis, the essence of man is critically ... the
diverse character of man's activities that an adequate notion of self is difficult and
hence .... He is conceived as basically material, just like other material existents.
By an adequate idea, I mean an idea which, in so far as it is considered in itself,
... I. The essence of man does not involve necessary existence, that is, it may, in
the order ... In God there is necessarily the idea not only of his essence, but also
of all ... Each attribute is conceived through itself, without any other (Part i., Pr...
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Likewise, the essence of technology is by no means anything technological. ...
when we regard it as something neutral; for this conception of it, to which ...
activity. The two definitions of technology belong together. For to posit ends and
procure and utilize the ..... he can only be man at any given time as the one so