Principles of Research

To begin with, I believe with Schopenhauer that one of the strongest motives that leads men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one’s own ever shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from personal life into the world of objective perception and thought; this desire may be compared with … Continue reading Principles of Research

A Discrete Process of Abstraction

  A thought is never born abstract. It follows a discrete process in becoming abstract. Thoughts become abstract as they become devoid of context, not by themselves – the thinker does it. The context is removed, often out of choice and sometimes by chance. The achievement of abstraction isn’t that simple however. There is always an event or an incident which triggers a thought. At … Continue reading A Discrete Process of Abstraction