Ideas from 'Schopenhauer' by Christopher Janaway [1994], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Schopenhauer' by Janaway,Christopher [OUP 2002,0-19-280259-3]].

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2. Reason / A. Nature of Reason / 5. Objectivity
We become objective when we detach ourselves from the world
                        Full Idea: We apprehend the world purely objectively, only when we no longer know that we belong to it.
                        From: Christopher Janaway (Schopenhauer [1994], II:368), quoted by Christopher Janaway - Schopenhauer 6 'Objectivity'
                        A reaction: Since we are not actually detached from the world, that makes objective thought an act of imagination. And none the worse for that, I would say, since philosophers don't seem to understand the central epistemological importance of imagination.