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7 notes tagged "platonism"

  1. spotlight visual attention metaphor  
    metaphor of a “spotlight” of visual attention, Plato’s Allegory of the Cave (fire-cast shadows) and Crick’s thalamic spotlight, both are unifying
  2. extending individuation into the world of things  
    The only way I can justify still using the term individuation today is by extending it to mean the individuation of each moment in life, each
    individuality therapeutic property platonism
  3. platonic ideas somatic education and soul  
    the real progenitor of somatic education was Plato, whose philosophy of Soul, or intrinsic, organic, individual Being is just what is most central
  4. history symptom-making of the psyche  
    event becomes an experience, moves from outer to inner, is made into soul, when it goes through a psychological process … Plato gave us main ones:
    experiential platonism
  5. solipsism  
    is the philosophical idea that only one’s mind is sure to exist as an epistemological position, solipsism holds that knowledge of anything
  6. empiricism prevents solipsism  
    empiricism philosophically “the egocentric predicament” (according to A. J. Ayer) prevents solipsism — gets us out of the circle of our minds by
    empiricism platonism
  7. understand hermeticism  
    Giordano Bruno’s works; magic, mysticism, and occult; neoplatonic philosophies. Perhaps start with Frances Yates
    hermetism platonism mysticism

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