Tag Archives: Rudolf Steiner

November 13

Thinking is NOT something you do!

In the decade of the 1880’s two daringly original thinkers, working on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean, both recognized that reality was built upon a foundation of pure experience. One was William James who spent all ten years of that decade completing his master work The Principles of Psychology that was published in 1890. […]

The Reality of the Immediately Present – William James and Rudolf Steiner

Some things in reality force themselves upon us immediately. They appear spontaneously without provocation and they impress themselves upon our senses in ways that we cannot withstand. These things surely must be real. Direct sense impressions – smells, tastes, sensations, sounds and sights – simply appear in awareness. We don’t call them into being and […]