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First Book: On Knowledge

Introductory Note

If we are to interpret experience aright, we must, above all, watch that which experiences, and endeavour, by tracing its movements, to find the nature and limits of its functioning as an “in and for itself being” that finds itself in certain relations to a Whole that transcends it. As mind moves along, what is it doing? and what does its activity reveal to us of the absolute Whole within which it lives and functions?