Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 YX

[What did I find?

Two actualities were evident: the event of the choice2 and the actuality of something2.

Two actualities implied two nested forms: I choose something and a thought experiment where something forms in my mind. The former goes with the event. The latter goes with the actuality of something.

Thus, the idea of ‘I choose something’ became the thought experiment where ‘I choose something’.]


Man and Sin by Piet Schoonenberg (1964) 2.3 YB

Summary of text [comment] pages 87 and 88

[So what are survey questions actually measuring?

Something2a is the actuality that gains the subject’s attention. Yet, even this actuality is one element in a dyad.

The other element is the researcher and the conditions.

These are very difficult to assess. Consequently, the thought experiment3a treats these as constants.]