Transcendentalism : Human Senses And Intuition

1758 WordsOct 28, 20158 Pages
Transcendentalism: Introduction: Transcendentalism evolves around three main points: human senses/intuition, nature, and God, humanity, and nature united. One of the main points I will be talking about, is human senses/intuition. The reason I have chosen this point, is because there’s so much to learn about it. The other points are just as important, but this one speaks out more to me. Why? It speaks out to me, because people may not realize how important they are. Human senses are used in everyday life, and they are very important in transcendentalism. Human senses are very important in transcendentalism. Just in case you don’t know the human senses, they are: smelling, hearing, tasting, feeling, and seeing. The reason why human senses are important is because in order to create the physical world, you have to have senses. If we didn’t have the senses we have, then we wouldn’t be able to say anything about the world we live in. “Senses, reason, logic, or laws of science— that which enables us to create science and technology and to understand the concrete, the physical world. Intuition—that which enables us to know the existence of our own souls and their relation to a reality beyond the physical world and to understand the abstract. The faculty of knowing without relying solely on the senses. Concrete—having physical, material reality which can be perceived by the senses. Abstract—not having physical, material reality, is not perceivable by the senses.” The words in
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