Counter-rational reason in the eighteenth century : Goya and by Paul Ilie

By Paul Ilie

The first quantity of a trilogy approximately aberrant cause and the cognitive fault strains that divulge the discontinuities underlying empirical truth, fault strains which are embedded within the discourses of literature, paintings, social research, biology, and philosophy.

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This world of Imagination is the world of Eternity; it is the divine bosom into which we shall all go after the death of the Vegetated body. ). "5 Because of that, man is able to re-generate dead and fallen nature. He may see, especially as a poet, the hidden eternal source of the perceptible world: "To see a World in a Grain of Sand/ And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,/ Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand/ And Eternity in an hour" (Blake 1966: 431). In particular, through divine imagination the poet is able to create a true mythical system representing the state of the universe.

Derjenige Trieb also, in welchem beide verbunden wirken (es sei mir einstweilen, bis ich diese Benennung gerechtfertigt haben werde, vergonnt, ihn Spieltrieb zu nennen), der Spieltrieb also wiirde dahin gerichtet sein, die Zeit in der Zeit aufzuheben, Werden mit absolutem Sein, Veranderung mit Identitat zu vereinbaren" [That drive, therefore, in which both the others work in concert (permit me for the time being, until I have justified the term, to call it the play-drive), the play-drive therefore, would be directed towards annulling time within time, reconciling becoming with absolute being and change with identity] (Fourteenth Letter; 1982: 96 and 97).

E. the life of consciousness) as the result of the interaction between ego and non-ego. It produces time as well (being the medium of consciousness), because it synthesizes 19 For the following, see Schäfer 1967 and Janke 1970, esp. part I, ch. 6 (145-161). Cf. also Duyckaerts 1952, Schumann 1968, and Neuhouser 1990. ) extends the condition of the self therein to a moment of time (transl. 20 It produces the thing or object, as the synthesis of numerous aspects within the flux of phenomena at the crossing of causality and substantiality.

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