3.3.2, Commentary on Ends

Here at Puritanical Libertarianism we aim to understand (we say). I have just put forward the first apriori element of human action, that of its goal-directedness. I would now like to comment. This is a bit of a diversion. But there is a sense in which I think this distinction is also apriori. I am …

No longer put off by materialism or impressed by spiritualism.

Spiritualism, as I mean it here, demands talk about the inexpressible. Materialism, as I mean it here, limits talk to the more technically expressible. I get the concerns of both. The Materialist can’t do without the inexpressible. The Spiritualist needs admit the poverty of talk about his object. Both need to get to work. But …