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. Here are a few not invented, but “living” examples taken from texts in various fields. In the field of geology: The cause of the observed acceleration of the rising sea level lies in the increase in temperature, which works in two ways. First, it leads to the melting of glaciers; secondly – it

In: The Concept of Causality in the Lvov-Warsaw School

partially motivated by its potential applications in physics and especially life sciences (a letter from G. Cantor to M. G. Mittag-Leffler, 22 September 1884) (see Ferreirós 2004). Gödel hoped very much that the emergence of some new mathematical intuitions would finally lead to new axioms, making Cantor

In: Philosophical Approaches to the Foundations of Logic and Mathematics

person to judge in a certain way, such a judgment is unmotivated. Religious faith also belongs among judgments of this kind. “Also in these cases,” Brentano explains, “the judgment is not motivated as judgment, but rather only perhaps as an action (insofar as one calls an action motivated which arises

In: Concept and Judgment in Brentano's Logic Lectures

can continue living, even an energized one, enjoying an invigoratingly new life, once it is freshly tailored to an improved conception of its primary target—knowledge. The latter point has been illustrated here by our treating the Cartesian skeptical argument as being, in effect, a test not merely of

In: Living Skepticism. Essays in Epistemology and Beyond
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see aesthetic ethics as consisting “in resolving the religious world into its secular basis” ( Marx 2000 : 172). The rigid structure of premises-conclusion, which conceals much more than it makes explicit, cannot convey the richness of ethical life and hence cannot serve as a viable tool for

In: Living Skepticism. Essays in Epistemology and Beyond

syllogisms. The syllogistic logic can thus be viewed as a corollary, so to speak, of the theory of judgment (a point we shall discuss later). Chapter One: The Psychological Features of the Inferential Process § 2    By inference in the broadest sense one understands a motivated

In: Concept and Judgment in Brentano's Logic Lectures
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unexplainable. James popularized philosophy and Peirce wanted to introduce such sophisticated terminology that would discomfit incompetent people. Peirce wanted to introduce a kind of experiential method to philosophy, James wanted it to become close to life. […] Peirce [was convinced] that pragmatism as

In: At the Sources of the Twentieth-Century Analytical Movement
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living a good life is built upon obedience, and neglect of obedience destroys it. Therefore show your abbot obedience in all things, not merely in deeds but also in intention, and maintain peace and unity among yourselves through mutual love. You will be able to foster and maintain this love if each one

In: The Unity of the Proslogion

, linguistically motivated disambiguation e.g. anaphor resolution. (Bottom up) Free enrichment : The sentence She took out the key and opened the door would generally be interpreted in a way such that the key that was taken out was the key used to open the door. Usually, free enrichment corresponds to the

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In: Enthymemes and Topoi in Dialogue
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between life and theology by elucidating some spiritual dimensions in the treatises he composed as a monk at Bec. I focus especially on the De grammatico and the Monologion . I will not discuss in detail his “three treatises” on Scripture, namely, De veritate, De libertate arbitrii and De casu

In: The Unity of the Proslogion