Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

the philosophical attempt to describe things in terms of their apparent intrinsic purpose, directive principle, or goal, irrespective of human use or opinion

xxxii

The controversy between those who see both our species and our society as a lucky accident, and those who find an immanent teleology in both, is too radical to permit of being judged from some neutral standpoint.

Introduction (xvi) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

The controversy between those who see both our species and our society as a lucky accident, and those who find an immanent teleology in both, is too radical to permit of being judged from some neutral standpoint.

—p.xxxii Introduction (xvi) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

philosophical and metaphysical theories of divine presence in which the divine encompasses or is manifested in the material world

xxxii

The controversy between those who see both our species and our society as a lucky accident, and those who find an immanent teleology in both, is too radical to permit of being judged from some neutral standpoint.

Introduction (xvi) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

The controversy between those who see both our species and our society as a lucky accident, and those who find an immanent teleology in both, is too radical to permit of being judged from some neutral standpoint.

—p.xxxii Introduction (xvi) default author
notable
2 months, 3 weeks ago

(adjective) supernatural mysterious / (adjective) filled with a sense of the presence of divinity; holy / (adjective) appealing to the higher emotions or to the aesthetic sense; spiritual

8

For moral and philosophical absolutes sounded a bit like my beloved orchids - numinous, hard to find, known only to a chosen few.

Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
uncertain
2 months, 3 weeks ago

For moral and philosophical absolutes sounded a bit like my beloved orchids - numinous, hard to find, known only to a chosen few.

—p.8 Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

(adjective) lacking nutritive value / devoid of significance or interest; dull / naive, simplistic, and superficial

10

redescribing the nearby intellectual terrain in such a way that the terms used by one's opponent would seem irrelevant, or question-begging, or jejune

Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

redescribing the nearby intellectual terrain in such a way that the terms used by one's opponent would seem irrelevant, or question-begging, or jejune

—p.10 Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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(verb) to renounce upon oath / (verb) to reject solemnly / (verb) to abstain from; avoid

13

abjure the temptation to tie in one's moral responsibilities to other people with one's relation to whatever idiosyncratic things or persons one loves with all one's heart and soul and mind

Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

abjure the temptation to tie in one's moral responsibilities to other people with one's relation to whatever idiosyncratic things or persons one loves with all one's heart and soul and mind

—p.13 Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

(adjective) affording a general view of a whole / (adjective) manifesting or characterized by comprehensiveness or breadth of view / (adjective) presenting or taking the same or common view

19

We are not here to provide principles or foundations or deep theoretical diagnoses, or a synoptic vision.

Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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We are not here to provide principles or foundations or deep theoretical diagnoses, or a synoptic vision.

—p.19 Trotsky and the Wild Orchids (3) default author
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2 months, 3 weeks ago

regarding something abstract as a material thing (fallaciously); an effect of reification

56

the distinction between things related and relations is just an alternative way of making the distinction between what we are talking about and what we say about it. The latter distinction is, as Whitehead said, just a hypostatization of the relation between linguistic subject and linguistic predicate

A World without Substances or Essences (47) default author
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1 month, 3 weeks ago

the distinction between things related and relations is just an alternative way of making the distinction between what we are talking about and what we say about it. The latter distinction is, as Whitehead said, just a hypostatization of the relation between linguistic subject and linguistic predicate

—p.56 A World without Substances or Essences (47) default author
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(adjective) tending to cause discontent, animosity, or envy / (adjective) envious / (adjective) of an unpleasant or objectionable nature; obnoxious / (adjective) of a kind to cause harm or resentment

60

to put the point less invidiously

A World without Substances or Essences (47) default author
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to put the point less invidiously

—p.60 A World without Substances or Essences (47) default author
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(noun) a posited object or event as it appears in itself independent of perception by the senses

68

we have a noumenal and trascendental side, a side which escapes relationality

A World without Substances or Essences (47) default author
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we have a noumenal and trascendental side, a side which escapes relationality

—p.68 A World without Substances or Essences (47) default author
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(adjective) relating to or concerned with earning a living / (adjective) utilitarian practical

74

confused duty with self-interest, the intrinsic authority of the moral law with the banausic need to bargain with opponents whom one cannot overcome

probably related to "banal"?

Ethics Without Principles (72) default author
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1 month, 3 weeks ago

confused duty with self-interest, the intrinsic authority of the moral law with the banausic need to bargain with opponents whom one cannot overcome

probably related to "banal"?

—p.74 Ethics Without Principles (72) default author
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1 month, 3 weeks ago