The Philosophical System of Antonio Rosmini-Serbati

The Philosophical System of Antonio Rosmini-Serbati

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...by the hands of unsophisticated youth" Logic, 40-52). We have quoted this long passage for three reasons: first, because it shows the wide gulf which separates the philosophy of Rosmini from the romantic idealism of Germany; second, because it affords an excellent example of his method of dealing with subtle questions; and, third, See JVem Essay, vol. ii. 814, 815; Psychology, vol. ii. 1210-1223. Rosmini denies all continuity in any transient act, that is, any act involving movement. His arguments, some of which are identical with those of Zeno, if not altogether convincing, are, at least, very acute and deserving of careful consideration. because it shows how serviceable his first principle is in clearing up the entanglements of subjectivism. A very instructive parallel might be drawn between the above criticism of Hegel's system and that pronounced by Trendelenburg, which is also very able. 54 Aim of The aim of reasoning is certainty, and cer smdnatlm: tainty is a firm.persuasion in accordance with nvic' known truth. Elsewhere Rosmini defines certainty as "a firm and reasonable persuasion conformable to truth," and then proceeds: " I may have present to my spirit a true opinion, and yet doubt of its truth: in that case, I have no certainty. It is not, therefore, enough that a thing should be true, in order that it should be true for me. In order that it may be true for me, I must have a motive which produces in me a firm persuasion, and produces it reasonably; that is, by means of a reason which convinces me that my opinion and belief are true and indubitable. Although it is a fact that logical truth has no existence in itself, outside of all subsistence, nevertheless, it exists in...show more

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  • Paperback | 170 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 313g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576918
  • 9781236576910