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    Reprinted in Conditionals, edited by Frank Jackson. Objective spirit is the tradition-based sphere of commonality in which we grow up. With metaphysics thus having shown the origin of our ideas, psychology will show their development and combina- tion. There hasnt been an election but the protests and direct action of. Wertheimer, Köhler, and Koffka were con- cerned to apply the concept of Gestalt over a wide area and thus give a new direction to psychological research.
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    Franz Austeda (1967) Translated by Albert E. On the Musically Beautiful: A Contribution Towards the Revision of the Aesthetics of Music (1891). 8th ed. Aristotle’s theory, which prima facie has the merits of being simple and realistic, is perhaps both too simple and not realistic enough. conceptualism As has already been indicated, conceptualism should not be regarded strictly as a rival theory to realism, even if some of its exponents have mistakenly so regarded it. The Pyrrhonists describe the skeptical condition with the aid of terms like “inapprehensibility” and “suspension of judgment,” which have their origins in the epistemological debate between the Academy and the Stoa.
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    Some mystics would say that they do have such independent grounds, but for others the mystical experiences themselves, reported in the language of paradox, furnish the grounds of belief. Hookway, Christopher. “Cognitive Virtues and Epistemic Evaluations.” International Journal of Philosophical Studies 2 (2) (1994): 211–227. The main exception to the normal course of thought in the early Christian period was Neoplatonism. Jains believe that the jiva can attain complete freedom (kaivalya).
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    Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1993. Peacocke, Christopher. “Three Principles of Rationalism.” European Journal of Philosophy 10 (2002): 375–397. The sen- tence, “At least one stork is red-legged,” for example, is meaningful because it can be verified by observing one red-legged stork; yet its negation, “Not even one stork is red-legged,” cannot be shown to be true by observing any finite number of red-legged storks and is therefore mean- ingless.
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    After teaching philosophy in schools during 1931 and 1932, he collaborated with others in bringing out a work on the thought of Charles Péguy, whom Mounier as a Roman Catholic greatly admired. Formally speaking, the determinate-determinable relation is transitive, asymmetric, and irreflexive. They do not even understand it when they encounter it. By the end of that century, the monumental treatise on celestial mechanics by Pierre Simon de Laplace (1749–1835), with his successful treatment of the long recalcitrant great inequality in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition • 593 NICHOLAS OF CUSA Bibliography WORKS BY NEWTON “An Account of the Book Entituled Comerciumm Epistolicum.” Philosophical Transactions 29 (342) (1715): 173–224.
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    In other words, if we really are justified in the move from particular observations to the general proposition, and from there to new particulars, we would be equally justified in moving directly “from particulars to particulars.” What the syllogistic major does, Mill argued, is simply to sum up in a single formula the entire class of inferences to new particulars which the evidence warrants. To suppose otherwise is to yield to a temptation to pride; it is to attempt to put oneself in the place of God.
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    There is, perhaps, no essential clash between these two ideas of 244 • ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition RATIONALISM method and result; but Descartes seems not to have been clear about the relation between the two or how this specific method, fully pursued, would yield this specific result. But the testimony of feeling serves as a propaedeutic to the encounter with Christianity. christianity Kierkegaard regarded his own central task as the explanation of what is involved in being a Christian.
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    If a sign is to signify to the unbeliever, then there must be some means independent of the doctrinal system itself by which the signs may be identified and read. The correspondence rules are also intended to specify procedures for applying the theory to the phenomena. Some of his With the emigration after the 1917 Revolution and the expulsion of a large group of thinkers in 1922 Russian philosophy split into two strikingly unequal branches: the one inside and the other outside the country.
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    There, however, he absorbed the popular rationalism of the Enlightenment, whose leading ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PHILOSOPHY 2nd edition • 293 LESSING, GOTTHOLD EPHRAIM contemporary exponent was the Leibnizian Christian Wolff, of Halle. Gilbert Harman, considering both experimental and real-life examples of such catastrophic character failure, has forcefully pressed the negative implications he sees for the very foundations of virtue theory: “I myself think it is better to abandon all thought and talk of character and virtue.
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    Cixous discusses her wariness of reductive language that would simplify or capture her practice of écriture feminine. Important work has also been done on several other topics. And finally, it provides a way of dealing with the so-called a priori by making those claims knowable in virtue of knowing the meanings of the expressions involved. He defended Aristotle’s works and was more favourable to Latin scholasticism. Nor is knowledge a kind or species of thinking or a species of belief, for belief rests on knowledge in that it requires that there should be both some known evidence for it and the knowledge that this evidence is insufficient.