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" Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs. This relation is indefinable, just because we are free. "
Strife of Systems and Productive Duality: An Essay in Philosophy - Page 297
by Wilmon Henry Sheldon - 1918 - 534 pages
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Humanistic Studies, Volume 1

Humanities - 1916
..."We can now formulate our conception of freedom, "says the author, on page 219 of Time and Free Will. "Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs. This relation is indefinable just because we are free. For we can analyze a thing, but not a process; we can break up...
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A Criticism of Some Deterministic Systems in Their Relation to Practical ...

Jesse Herrmann - Free will and determinism - 1914 - 58 pages
...insight and penetrating introspection that the essence of reality is found. How then define freedom? "It is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs." But what is this relation? It is indefinable just because we are free. We can only analyze and define...
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Bergson and Religion

Lucius Hopkins Miller - 1916 - 286 pages
...Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs. This relation is indefinable, just because we are free. For we can analyze a thing,...process; we can break up extensity, but not duration. . . . Thus, any positive definition of freedom will ensure the victory of determinism. . . • Henri...
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Bergson and Religion

Lucius Hopkins Miller - 1916 - 286 pages
...under the limitations of its existence. Bergson himself says : " We can now formulate our conception of freedom. Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs. This relation is indefinable, just because we are free. For we can analyze a thing, but not a process ; we can break...
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Bergson and Religion

Lucius Hopkins Miller - 1916 - 286 pages
...under the limitations of its existence. Bergson himself says : a We can now formulate our conception of freedom. Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs. This relation is indefinable, just because we are free. For we can analyze a thing, but not a process ; we can break...
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Bergson and Religion

Lucius Hopkins Miller - 1916 - 286 pages
...under the limitations of its existence. Bergson himself says : 8 We can now formulate our conception of freedom. Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs. This relation is indefinable, just because we are free. For we can analyze a thing, but not a process ; we can break...
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Bergson and Modern Thought: Towards a Unified Science

Andrew C. Papanicolaou, Pete Addison Y. Gunter - Philosophy - 1987 - 394 pages
...escaped our conceptual net, so that its very existence seems questionable." Again, Bergson writes: "Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the...undefinable, just because we are free. For we can analyse a thing, but not a process; we can break up extensity, but not duration. Or, if we persist...
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The New Bergson

John Mullarkey - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 235 pages
...defence of free will as the impossibility of breaking up a process of movement or change in duration: 'Freedom is the relation of the concrete self to the act which it performs. This relation is indefinable, just because we are free. For we can analyse a thing, but not a process; we can break...
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