Lecture_schemata_3

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Unformatted text preview: find ourselves) to things within the immanent realm: Internal perspective: the point of view a person herself has about the way in which her life relates to immanent things (i.e., the point of view a person herself has about her actions and situations in life). E.g.: When I engage in the activity of cooking at home, my life is related to the food items I'm cooking (which are immanent things, of course); here, the internal perspective is my point of view as the person doing the cooking (and hence as the person whose life so relates to the food items in question). When you compete in an athletic competition, your life is related to the other competitors, the judges, the spectators, etc. (which again are immanent things); here, the internal perspective is your point of view as the person competing in this way (and hence as the person whose life so relates to those other competitors, judges, spectators, etc.). External perspective: a point of view someone else might have about the way in which a person's life relates to immanent things (i.e., a point of view someone else might have about a person's actions or situations in life). E.g.: When I engage in the activity of cooking at home, my life is related to the food items I'm cooking; here, an external perspective might be your point of view on my cooking the food items, as a dinner guest who's watchin...
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