First Published: 1977

Non-Fiction

A Guide for the Perplexed

Author: Author EF Schmacher

Publisher:
Vintage Classics

Date first read: Thu 3rd Nov 2016
Catalogued: 13th Dec 2021

Synopsis

Philosophical Maps Levels of Being - Mineral, Plant, Animal, Man,... ontological discontinuity between each. Matter, Life, Concisouness, Self Awareness Progressions passivity->activity, necessity->freedom, (integration)->unity,outer->inner, visibility->invisibility physical body, etheric body, astral body, spirit body (soul) Adequatio Nothing can be known without there being an appropriate instrument in the knower. The understanding must be adequate to the understood. Four fields of knowledge - what do I feel like (inner I), what do you feel like (inner world), what do I (look) like (outer I), what do you (look) like (outer world) Convergent and Divergent problems

Reviews

Review of "A Guide for the Perplexed"

by Roger on Thu 3rd Nov 2016.

Very useful, but increasingly we see the boundaries between the levels of being as somewhat fuzzy, not so much an ontological discontinuity as an ontological phase shift.

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