Outlines of Logic and of Encyclopaedia of Philosophy: Dictated Portions of the Lectures of Hermann Lotze

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Ginn & Company, 1887 - Logic - 184 pages
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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 143 - those riddles by which our mind is oppressed in life, and about which we are compelled to hold some view or other, in order to be able really to live at all.
Page 46 - Lo cual expresan con los siguientes versos : Asserit A, negat E ; verum generaliter ambo. Asserit I, negat O ; sed particulariter ambo.
Page 143 - The rather is it nothing else than the strenuous effort of the human spirit...
Page 148 - 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 152 - ... 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 149 - 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 150 - ... appears to be self-coherent and to require an investigation of a specific kind. We attribute little value to the reciprocal arrangement of these single groups under each other.

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