INDEX

A
Absolute, paradox of the, 35-38
Abstracting, 241-242
Act, 14-15
and potency, 252-262
as locus of motives, 64-69
defined, 227
philosophic schools, 227-274
relation between scene and, 3
synonyms for, 14-15
Act-agency ratio, 15-16
Act-agent ratio, 15-16
differentiated from scene-act ratio, 17
Action, 136-137
Korzybski's concept of, 241-242
overt, 236, 238
psychology of, 262-274
Action-passion, 418-420
Act of Creation, 61, 62-64
Act-purpose ratio, 15
Acts of God, 160-161, 249
Actus and status, 20, 41-43
Adams, Henry, 120-121
Adaptation, 14
Adjustment, 14
Admonitory, constitution and, 330-332
Adult, 261
Aeneid,124
Aeschylus, 20
Agency, 228
symbolic of, 283-286
Agency-purpose ratio, 15
Agent, 12
idealization, philosophic schools, 172- 175
in general, philosophic schools, 171- 226
synonyms for, 20
unification, philosophic schools, 175- 176
Agent-agency ratio, 15
Agent-purpose ratio, 15
Aging, study of, 47
Agrippa, Menenius, 132
Alexander the Great, 204
Ambrose, Saint, 316
American way, 310
Anarchism, 268, 345
Anarcho-syndicalism, 345-346
constitution, 346-349
"Ancient Mariner, The", 369, 370, 509
Anecdote:
informative, 60-61
representative, 59-61, 323-325
terminal as, 326-327
Angyal, Andras, 31, 469-470
Animal experiments, 78-79
Animal faith, 252
Animism, 14, 118-119
Anthropologists, 431
Anti-Semitism, 407, 408
Appearances, 193, 194
Apperception, 198
Appetite, 134, 135
A priori,182, 189
Aquinas, Thomas, 71, 102, 254, 281, 468
Aristotle and, 227-232
Aristotle, 118, 242-243, 252-254, 275- 276, 340, 427-428
and Aquinas, 227-232
basic principles of nature, 273
definition of man, 410
elementalism of, 57
idea of God, 35, 68, 245, 254, 428
Neo-Aristotelian School, 465-484
on a dramatic plot, 308
on business utility and science, 215
on drama and the epic, 409
on freedom, 267
on geometry, 261
on nature, 76
on substance, 25
on the physician, 407
purpose in, 292-293
Arnold, Matthew, 167
Arnold, Thurman, 413
Art for art's sake, 284, 289-290
Aspects of! Scientific Rationalism in the Nineteenth Century, 131, 429
Aspheterism, 14
Atheists, 108

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  • Title Page iii
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Contents ix
  • Introduction: the Five Key Terms of Dramatism xv
  • Part One - Ways of Placement 1
  • I - Container and Thing Contained 3
  • II - Antinomies of Definition 21
  • III - Scope and Reduction 59
  • Part Two - The Philosophic Schools 125
  • I Scene 127
  • II - Agent in General 171
  • III - Act 227
  • IV - Agency and Purpose 275
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  • I - He Dialectic of Constitutions 323
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