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|Edmund Husserl, Analyses of Passive Synthesis: Division 2, Chapter 1, esp. section 16|
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|[I]n fulfillment, the object is ‘given’ intuitively in the same way in which the mere meaning means it. (Edmund Husserl, Logical Investigations 2: VI, 28)|
|In adequate fulfillment “The object is not merely meant, but in the strictest sense given, and given as it is meant, and make one without our meaning-reference.” (Edmund Husserl, Logical Investigations 2: VI, 38)|
|Where a presentative intention has achieved its last fulfillment, the genuine adaequatio rei et intellectus has been brought about. The object is actually ‘present or ‘given’, and present as just what we have intended it. (Edmund Husserl, Logical Investigations 2: VI, 37)|
|The actual union of the conceptualizing act with the object, on the basis of a corresponding intuition of that object together with a recognition of the identity of the object of the concept and of the perception, is what knowledge is as an act. ['Knowledge' in this context is used synonymously with 'fulfillment'.] (Willard, Dallas, "Knowledge" in The Cambridge Companion to Husserl, Smith, Barry (ed): 152)|
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|Subject: a thought|
Recognize, conceive, perceive, then know. a four step process at any level of knowledge.
|Subject: Possible Definition|
An act of fulfillment is a higher-order, founded intentional experience that both establishes and consciously registers a synthesis of (total or partial) identification between a signitive act (meaning-intention), on the one hand, and an intuitive act, on the other, and which leads one closer to, and in certain cases constitutes, knowledge.
|Posted by: Walter Hopp|