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Sprache

W. Underhill James

in Humboldt, Worldview and Language

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638420
eISBN:
9780748671809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638420.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This short chapter stresses the necessity of understanding what Humboldt meant by Sprache. The term has not been translated in the title to prevent readers from complacently slipping into the habit ... More


Mesmerism and Spiritualism

Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke

in The Western Esoteric Traditions: A Historical Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195320992
eISBN:
9780199852062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320992.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter examines the influence of mesmerism and spiritualism on the history of Western esotericism. It explores the relation between science and spirituality and traces the development of animal ... More


A History of the Quest for Mental Power

Laurie L. Patton

in Bringing the Gods to Mind: Mantra and Ritual in Early Indian Sacrifice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520240872
eISBN:
9780520930889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240872.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter examines the history of images used for the attainment of mental power and verbal ability by describing metonymical interpretations of the Rig Veda mantras 1.18.6, 8.100.10–11, ... More


Coleridge’s ‘Order of the Mental Powers’ and the Energic–Energetic Distinction

Peter Cheyne

in Coleridge and Contemplation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198799511
eISBN:
9780191839795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799511.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Coleridge’s ‘Order of the Mental Powers’ (OMP) in the context of what he identifies as the energic–energetic distinction is discussed in Chapter 10. The OMP diagram is used to show Coleridge as a ... More


Coleridge’s Two-Level Theory of Metaphysical Knowledge and the Order of the Mental Powers in the Logic

Dillon Struwig

in Coleridge and Contemplation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198799511
eISBN:
9780191839795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198799511.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Coleridge is presented as a two-level theorist of the innate powers of mind in Chapter 11, which argues that Coleridge distinguishes (1) a transcendental, Kantian sense of the a priori principles of ... More


Baumgarten and Kant on Clarity, Distinctness, and the Differentiation of our Mental Powers

Rudolf A. Makkreel

in Baumgarten and Kant on Metaphysics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198783886
eISBN:
9780191826535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198783886.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter examines Baumgarten’s empirical psychology by comparing it with Kant’s discussion of the same material in his Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View. Through a careful analysis of ... More


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