Sentence Examples


  • In the nature of the case satisfactory conclusions as to the rationality which may be predicated of animals are impossible.
  • In carrying out this scientific procedure false steps will from time to time be made, which will have to be retraced, or rather amended; but the combination of experimental science with theory has elevated our presumption of the rationality of all natural processes, so far as we can apprehend them at all, into practical certainty; so that, though the mode of presentation of the results may vary from age to age, it is hardly conceivable that the essentials of the method are not of permanent validity.
  • The science of morality must be content in its search for causes to recognize the rationality of choice as a real determining agent in human affairs.
  • From this, his genius suffered, and the rationality which distinguishes his earlier is much less conspicuous in his later works.
  • Confidence that we are right, he would say, is in itself no proof that we are right: when God asks assent to the truth of a proposition in religion, he either shows us its intrinsic rationality by ordinary means, or he offers miraculous proof of the reality of which we need reasonable evidence.
 

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