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The Human Situation 1935–1937

William McNeile Dixon

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Delivered in Glasgow from 1935–1937, Dixon’s course of Gifford Lectures, entitled The Human Situation, explores the life of the human soul and contrasts a rationalist/scientific understanding of the world with Dixon’s own poetic/spiritualist understanding. Alongside Plotinus and Leibniz, he asserts that all nature is animate with endless congeries of monads that are ever in pursuit of becoming.
KEY WORDS: Art, Being and becoming, Imagination, Rationalist/scientific understanding, Soul, Plotinus, Leibniz, Poetic/spiritualistic, Science, Mind, Biological evolution

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OnlineEdward Arnold1937
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Templeton Press