(2) Besides our sensations, we learn truth and reality by our preconceptions or ideas (irpoMpPaS).
This is so characteristic of von Moltke's methods and of the tactical preconceptions of the time that it deserves more detailed notice.
New to the Sacred College and free from traditional preconceptions, he was admirably fitted to carry out the papal policy under Leo XIII.
Napoleon's habit of clinging to his own preconceptions never received so strange and disastrous an illustration as it did during the month spent at Moscow.
The publication of fresh chronological material in 1906 and 1907 placed a new complexion on the problems at issue, and enabled us to correct several preconceptions, and to reconcile or explain the apparently conflicting data.