Sentence Examples

  • The idea of the centaur does exist in our imagination, and inside our heads, and the name of it in our mouths.
  • No existential form suits a judgment such as " A centaur is a fiction," when we do not believe that there is a centaur, or that reality includes a centaur.
  • In the Centaur battle, having been crushed by rocks and trunks of trees, he was changed into a bird; or he disappeared into the depths of the earth unharmed.
  • " A conceivable centaur is a fiction," because in the former we believe and mean that the thing exists beyond the idea, and in the latter we do not.
  • Thus the judgment about a centaur is the belief, " A conceivable centaur is a fiction of the poets," and the judgment about a square circle is the belief, " A so-called square circle is an impossibility."