Sentence Examples


  • The application of "common sense" to the problem of substance supplied a more satisfactory analytic for him than the scepticism of Hume which reached him through a study of Kant.
  • They were, according to his analysis, personal will, primitive instincts, voluntary movement, natural and artificial signs, sensibility and the faculties of intellect; on this analytic he founded his scheme of the universe.
  • " Analytic " or tautological thought does not become " synthetic " or capable of embracing a real content except under the sting of sensation; why sensation should thus help it is obscure, yet the fact is plain.
  • But analytic thinking is victorious in morals, where the test of formal self-consistency distinguishes virtue from vice.
  • Vehement recoil from Kant's deification of formal logic with its principle of " analytic " tautology.

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