Wilhelm Dilthey

Wilhelm Dilthey

German philosopher and psychologist
All science is experiential; but all experience must be related back to and derives its its validity from the conditions and context of consciousness in which it arises, i.e., the totality of our nature.More Wilhelm Dilthey quotes [09/21/2011 04:09:49]
If there were a science of human beings it would be anthropology that aims at understanding the totality of experience through structural context.More Wilhelm Dilthey quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What man is, only his history tells.More Wilhelm Dilthey quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Any theory intended to describe and analyze socio-historical reality cannot restrict itself to the human spirit and disregard the totality of human nature.More Wilhelm Dilthey quotes [09/21/2011 04:09:59]
The sciences which take socio-historical reality as their subject matter are seeking, more intensively than ever before, their systematic relations to one another and to their foundationMore Wilhelm Dilthey quotes [09/21/2011 04:09:07]

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Michael Jackson Escapism and wonder is influence. It makes you feel good, and that allows you to do things. You just keep on moving ahead, and you say, 'God, is this wonderful - do I appreciate it.' [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Golda Meir I don't know why you use a fancy French word like detente when there's a good English phrase for it - cold war. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jack Canfield My definition of success is "the fulfillment of your soul's purpose." [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


David Hare Never take advice from anyone with no investment in the outcome. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More


Jonathan Swift If a man would register all his opinions upon love, politics, religion, learning etc., beginning from his youth, and so go to old age, what a bundle of inconsistencies and contradictions would appear at last. [03/29/2018 05:03:36] More