||What the cosmos is
||Self-operating and self-organizing system.
||Controlled by some divine or supernormal power.
||Purpose of investigating phenomena
||To know the manifestation of the universe.
||To mark distinctions between the knower and the thing
||Origin of knowledge
||Arises from synthesis which comes through "spiral" logic
and contemplation of the self and the universe.
||Arises from postulation with emphasis on analysis through
"linear" logic by syllogism and dialectic processes.
||Focus on multiple causes and effects in interrelated
||Focus on singular cause-to-effect linear chains.
||Neither innately good or evil, but blinded by human desire.
||Role of humans in the natural world
||To live with nature in harmony.
||To master nature.