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Outlines of Metaphysics: Dictated Portions of the Lectures of Hermann Lotze
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according accordingly actual admit aforesaid apodictic apprehended Aristotelian figures asserts belong clusion cognition coherent combination concerning concluding proposition conclusion connection consequences contradictory CONTRAPOSITION contrary copula correct corresponding deduce definite demonstrate depends discover disjunctive distinguished ditions domain example exist explain expression Finally follows foregoing form of judgment fusible genus grounds hypothetical individual ideas instance investigation kind law of identity laws laws of thought major marks matter of fact means ment merely Metaphysic minor premise mode nature necessary negation negative non-P object occur Ontology opposite particular judgment perfectly petitio principii Philosophy PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION possible predicate principle problem process of thought proof proposition of identity purely logical question reason relation result rule simply single so-called Sorites species strictly speaking SUBCONTRARY subordination syllogism thesis things tion Trilemma true truth uniformly unity universal proposition valid versal vidual votes whole
Page 6 - ... have after all some reference to reality, and we should apparently qualify what has just been said about their pure subjectivity. Nor are they merely formal. " They are, rather, ' formal' and ' real' at the same time. That is to say, they are those subjective modes of the connection of our thought which are necessary to us, if we are by thinking to know the objective truth.
Page 48 - Lo cual expresan con los siguientes versos : Asserit A, negat E ; verum generaliter ambo. Asserit I, negat O ; sed particulariter ambo.
Page 145 - The rather is it nothing else than the strenuous effort of the human spirit...
Page 150 - One view, however, believes that it is both able and obligated to divine at the beginning the One Real Principle, on which the world actually depends, and from it to deduce or construe the entire actuality as the sum of its consequences. Such a beginning for cognition would be the best if we were gods. On the contrary, as finite beings, we do not ourselves stand in the creative centre of the world, but eccentrically in the hurly-burly of its individual sequences.
Page 154 - ... mere considerations of expediency" ; and it culminates in supermoral values, such as blessedness or holiness. Indeed, the 3 Writing in 1885, Hermann Lotze said with reference to aesthetics and ethics, "and for these two investigations a third, common to both, may be conceived, which has hitherto never been carried out, — namely, an investigation concerning the nature of all determinations of value" (Grundziige der Logik und Encyclopddie der Philosophie, trans, by GT Ladd, 1892, p.
Page 151 - The mere search for the truth is by no means under the necessity of taking its point of departure from one principle, but is justified in setting forth from many points of attachment that lie near each other. It is only bound to the laws of thought, — beyond that, to no so-called ' method
Page v - THIS volume is a translation of the second German edition of Lotze's " Outlines of Logic and Encyclopaedia of Philosophy,