On the whole no certain chronology of this period is at present attainable.'
Of a non-self-subsistent or attributive conception definition in its highest attainable form is a recasting of the syllogism, in which it was shown that the attribute was grounded in the substance or self-subsistent subject of which it is.
A high degree of precision in measurement thus became attainable, and has since been fully attained.
Probably, Gassendi thinks, perfect happiness is not attainable in this life, but it may be in the life to come.
It was, as far as we know, the first attempt to " collect all the geographical knowledge at the time attainable, and to compose a general treatise on geography.