24 February 2011

The cognitive ground of desert

Value-ception (Wertnehmung in Max Scheler's term), the capacity for appreciating value (daat tov ve'rah
"governs the type of attention we pay to anything and by which we learn more about it. Our value-ceptive knowledge of the whole governs our understanding of the parts, rather than the reverse." (The Master and His Emissary, Iain McGilchrist, 2009; page 160). 
Wertnehmung is the pre-cognitive sense of appreciating that which deserves appreciation. 
Wertnehmung is the cognitive ground of desert. 

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