[lit-ideas] Re: consider once again the

  • From: Omar Kusturica <omarkusto@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:35:32 +0200

For example, beer is phenomena. Vodka is noumena.

On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 8:48 PM, Eric <mr.eric.yost@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> >> nobody knows what is the "own" noumena? what the fuck are you talking
> about?
>
>
> A phenomena is anything subject to empirical verification. To some, a
> noumenon is the intellectual conception of the thing in itself; others
> define it as anything beyond the realm of direct empirical verification.
>
> Since all we can discuss are phenomena, everything else (the world without
> us to perceive it) is an intellectual construct, hence an act of belief or
> imagination.
>
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