Speculum Mentis has 19 ratings and 4 reviews. Brett said: My kind of book! One of the hardest thing to do is see errors in thinking. Overall this book gi. SPECULUM. MENTIS or. The Map of Knowledge by. R. G. COLLINGWOOD. -. OXFORD. AT THE CLARENDON PRESS. []. Reprint London et al. GWOOD has a tradition of art behind him and he has also made himself recently one of our leading authorities, if not the first of all, on Roman Britain.

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Harrison rated it it was amazing Nov 11, collingwoof Also true of his Principles of Art. Led by this principle, we found that the real world was implied, but not asserted, in art; asserted, but not thought out, in religion; thought out, but only subject to fictitious assumptions, in science; and therefore in all these we found an ostensible object—the work of mentiw, God, the material universe—which was confessedly a figment and not the real object.

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Collingwood’s Use of Saint Anselm’s Argument. James Alexander – – Philosophy 87 1: Mariam Thalos – – Philosophical Papers 41 1: Steve Greenleaf rated it it was amazing Jul 19, Lists with Collinggwood Book. No trivia or quizzes yet. Also there was a great insight into the metaphorical nature of religious thinking completely missed by both the religious and the rationalists that oppose them. Also there was a great insight into the metaphorical nature of religious thinking completely missed by both the religious My kind of book!


Speculum mentis, or, The map of knowledge

Robin George Collingwood was an English philosopher and historian. Christopher Fear rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Hardcoverpages. One of the best books of philosophy ever written. However it is still very readable The deceptively easy writing style will take you through many of the hardest thoughts in philosophy without you even noticing it. Emre Alptekin rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Isaac Storey rated it it was ok Nov 09, Mahmud naseri marked it as to-read Sep 28, Overall this book gives a great discussion about forms of thinking namely art, religion, science, history, and philosophy, what are the inherent errors, and further, how each has its place in the development of a human, or humanity, and how one form of thinking can lead to the other in a kind of cycle.

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Collingwood in 20th Century Philosophy. Zpeculum life is an adventure, and the spirit of adventure, wherever it is found, can never be out of place. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Oliver Wood marked it as to-read Sep 28, Wertz – – Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 30 2: Published November 24th by Greenwood Press first published January 1st We did not assume that any one form of experience could be accepted as already, in its main lines, wholly free from error.


This article has no associated abstract. Open Preview See a Problem? The Quest for Truth and Meaning. John rated it really liked it Sep 04, Trivia About Speculum Mentis: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. As Regards the Humanities In the end the goal is that the mind should know itself.

Marrone – – Brill. It is true that life is much more than this; it is never, even its most irresponsible moments, a mere adventure; but this it is; and therefore the spirit of play, the colllingwood of eternal youth, is the foundation and beginning of all real life.

MichaelW marked it as to-read Feb 22, This is a book that tries too hard – and Carnap wrote something equivalent, nevertheless even if RG has overextended himself, as my maths teacher would say, the working out of the problem even if spedulum result is wrong is often very legitimate. Spoust1 rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Steve Fortenberry added it Mar 09, Bram Valentijn marked it as to-read Dec 27, Max Pensack marked it as to-read Aug 28, Clarence Hayes rated it really liked it Dec 28, Tom James marked it as to-read Oct 27, Rudge – – Corat.