Lotze's Theory of Reality by Evan Edward ThomasLotze's Theory of Reality by Evan Edward Thomas

Lotze's Theory of Reality

byEvan Edward Thomas

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921. Excerpt: ... INTRODUCTION I. Lotze's Writings. The period of Lotze's work embraces the years from 1841 to 1881. His activity divides itself into three periods. The first extends to the year 1852, the second to the year 1868, and the third until the time of his death. In the year 1841 he published a work on Meta-m»t physics. This, together with a criticism of Herbart's Peno' 'Ontology,' published in 'Die Zeitschrift fur Philosophic ' in 1843, gives a draft of Lotze's fundamental points of view with regard to metaphysic and theory of knowledge, from which he never afterwards materially departed. During this early period Lotze published several shorter works dealing with the scientific interpretation of biological processes. In 1842 appeared 'Pathology and Therapy as Mechanistic Science '; in 1843 a long article in Wagner's 'Handbook of Physiology,' entitled 'Life and Life Force'; in 1851 a work on ' The Physiology of the Life of the Body '; the year 1852 saw the publication of an important work entitled ' Medical Psychology, or Physiology of the Soul. ' In this work he sought to put on a scientific basis the interaction that takes place between body and soul; he also developed a most important theory of local signs as involved in the origin of our perception of space. In the years 1845 and 1847 Lotze published two essays in the ' Gottingen Studies,' entitled ' The Idea of Beauty' and ' The Conditions of the Beautiful in Art.' These early essays are the clearest expression of his views on the beautiful. In the writings of this early period Lotze took up a definite point of view with regard to the nature of reality as it manifests itself in the material world. He also put forward his theory as to the nature and function of thought in reference to reality. In his scie...
Title:Lotze's Theory of RealityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217507670

ISBN - 13:9780217507677