Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy

Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society for the Systematic Study of Philosophy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... immediately given or gradually showing their objective meaning through the objective laws of thought. The thats of this idea are the single objective ideas themselves. True ispredicable of a reference between two te1ms, one of which besides asserting a reality complete in itself, suggests another beyond it, possessing in its indeterminedness an equal evidence It is worth noticing that reality, expressed as idea, in the meaning above, is a domain of reality in which the principle of contradiction is true, since from such domain there are excluded as unreal all things whose terms would be so referred to one another that to one and same that there would correspond more than one what. with that in which it is suggested. The suggesting reality is essentially and completely an event, the suggested reality possesses only the connection or suggestion which makes it appear joined to an event. In this general survey of the reciprocal relation of ideas, . it is worth noticing that truth is an immediate individuation of the general idea of correspondence, and not the individuation of it established through the idea of knowledge. The idea of' knowledge supposes that of truth and not vice versa. Indeed, when I see an object as being what is given in the first intuition of it, as when I see a pen and say "it is true that this is a pen "--the truth of such fact is simply matter of intuitiOn.. It is when truth points to a fact which is simply suggested that we lose the help of intuition in recognising what is true, . and it is here that we enter the sphere of possibility of error, . that is to say, of taking for true a reference which would appear to be unreal, if its two terms were to become both objects of intuition. In the absence of...show more

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  • Paperback | 132 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123681326X
  • 9781236813268