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Re: Jaspers & Positivism

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  • dasein512
    ... ok, thanks, so positivism doesn t equal realism??
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 26, 2007
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      --- In existlist@yahoogroups.com, ccorey@... wrote:
      >
      > [In Man & The Modern Age] Jaspers speaks of Positivism defining it as
      > the attitude of the mind characteristic of this world of advanced
      > technique...he continues explaining what the positivist wants:
      > knowledge, meaning, objectivity, and clear ascertainment of facts...he
      > also says that positivism would be violated if individually remains
      > conspicuous...does this make him a positivist? I really doubt it
      > since Jaspers was a devout Christian and positivism states that the
      > only authentic knowledge is scientific knowledge?
      >
      > -c-
      >
      ok, thanks, so positivism doesn't equal realism??
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