By Sebastian Rödl
the subject of this ebook is self-consciousness, that's one of those wisdom, specifically wisdom of oneself as oneself, or self-knowledge. Sebastian Rödl's thesis is that self-knowledge isn't empirical; it doesn't spring from sensory affection. particularly, self-knowledge is wisdom from spontaneity; its item and its resource are the subject's personal task, within the fundamental example its acts of pondering, either theoretical and sensible considering, trust and motion.
The chapters of this e-book conceal motion and trust, freedom and cause, receptive wisdom and the second one individual. each one of those issues merits its personal publication. And but they'd all be books on self-consciousness, for self-consciousness is the main in their respective topics. modern theories were badly served via failing to recognize this. Taking the entire degree of this perception calls for an enormous conceptual reorientation in motion thought, the philosophy of brain, and epistemology, that's began during this ebook. because it will be acknowledged to be the central notion animating Kant and his Idealist successors that self-consciousness occupies this primary place, the e-book may be learn as an try to recuperate and rejuvenate the fulfillment of the German Idealist culture.
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