Relocating past the standard interpretations of this vintage chinese language textual content — that of utilizing it as a hallmark of what to do subsequent or trying to expect the longer term — Osho is utilizing the Tao Te Ching as Lao Tzu meant: to ignite the flame of person expertise and insight.
His commentaries on those seven verses burn via each concept we could carry approximately ourselves until eventually we will see with an analogous crystal transparent mild as Lao Tzu.
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Rather than making a radical break with previous religious thought, Dewey is functioning as the twentieth-century heir of an established tradition. Albeit gentler in manner, he is a contemporary Voltaire re-enlightened by modern science. , pp. 32-33. See also pp. 26, 56-57, 84-87. PHILOSOPHER OF METHOD 27 e. Logic. Thus far, in examining the priority given to scientific method by Dewey, there has been a continuous critique of eternal truths. Fixed principles, standards, ends, and creeds have all fallen by the way.
It is time now to become more clear about this central notion. Although Dewey frequently describes "the empirical method" in his writings, few treatments are more specific and alert to philosophical implications than that which he provides in Experience and Nature. 2 Accordingly, in this chapter, I shall first review some of these key statements. " I shall then attempt to explain what Dewey means by this crucial phrase. In so doing, it will be noted that he uses the expression, "primary experience," in two different and incompatible senses.
DEWEY'S DESCRIPTION OF THE EMPIRICAL METHOD a. The distinction between primary and secondary experience. Dewey introduces his description of the empirical method in Experience and Nature by drawing a distinction between two levels of experienced objects: objects of primary, unreflective experience and the objects of secondary, reflective experience. As he puts the matter: This consideration of method may suitably begin with the contrast between gross, macroscopic, crude subject-matters, in primary experience and the refined, derived objects of reflection.