Sentence Examples


  • Here he postulates force and mind as emanating from original matter - a materialistic monism.
  • Kant swept away, so far as his influence extended, such " dogmatic metaphysics " and the old-fashioned theism which it constituted or included; but Kant himself introduced, in his own more sceptical yet also more moral type of theistic doctrine, a new trichotomy - God, Freedom, Immortality, the three " postulates " of the practical reason."
  • Wherever moral postulates make their presence felt, Butler's doctrine of man, as of God, leaps into new vigour.
  • And the God he postulates is brought in ex machina like the God of the old Design argument in its roughest popular form.
  • (h) It has been shown above how the animistic creed postulates the existence of all kinds of local spirits, which are sometimes tied to their habitats, sometimes free to wander.