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My quote of the day

October 14, 2008

Modern Science, ignoring the origin of the signification (essentially, the phenomenological constitution) of its object, substituted for it a metaphysical construct of a causal relation between a purely quantitative “true” transcendent physical reality and its subjective image in our consciousness. The body then is a mere part of an external world, an apparatus in which, for reasons unknown, certain physical processes are translated into a parallel “code” and that translation is then referred to, from a physicalist viewpoint, as the “process of consciousness.”

Jan Patocka, “Introduction to Husserl’s Phenomenology”  138-9

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