A Critical Account of the Philosophy of Lotze: The Doctrine of Thought, Volume 54; Volume 427

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Macmillan and Company, 1895 - Thought and thinking - 375 pages
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Page 321 - Process and product are subjective only, and reality neither takes part in the former nor corresponds to the latter. What, then, in the last resort, are we to conclude concerning the activity and the results of thinking ? First, answers Lotze, that " the logical act of thinking ... is purely and simply an inner movement of our own minds, which is made necessary to us by reason of the constitution of our nature and of our place in the world "; and that it can claim only Subjective Significance.

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