Sentence Examples


  • " No negation of a fact can involve a contradiction."
  • In the history of philosophy affirmation precedes negation; dogmatism goes before scepticism.
  • There is, however, in the Cynic notion of wisdom, no positive criterion beyond the mere negation of irrational desires and prejudices.
  • While approving of the Epicurean physics, he rejects altogether the Epicurean negation of God and particular providence.
  • In this way, by a theory which, according to Averroes, involves the negation of science, the Moslem theologians believed that they had exalted God beyond the limits of the metaphysical and scientific conceptions of law, form and matter; whilst they at the same time stood aloof from the vulgar doctrines, attributing a causality to things.