Sentence Examples


  • 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.
  • Probably, Gassendi thinks, perfect happiness is not attainable in this life, but it may be in the life to come.
  • A high degree of precision in measurement thus became attainable, and has since been fully attained.
  • On the whole no certain chronology of this period is at present attainable.'
  • The aim of philosophy (whether fully attainable or not) is to exhibit the universe as a rational system in the harmony of all its parts; and accordingly the philosopher refuses to consider the parts out of their relation to the whole whose parts they are.