While that intuition was far from foolproof, it was pretty damn good.
They did not make much use of the word " intuition," which may indeed be taken in different senses, e.g.
Still, they do not repudiate the word " intuition," and kindred writers make it prominent.
Indeed, there is a further implication, when the term intuition is borrowed for mental vision; you see at a glance that things must be so.
Sidgwick holds that intuition must justify the claims of the general happiness upon the individual, though everything subsequent is hedonistic calculus.
The idea of God is a cumulative intuition given by all the various faculties of the mind, in its observation of harmony in nature and in man.
About 1850 some of the followers of the new religion discovered that the greater part of the Vedas is polytheistic, and a schism took place, - the advanced party holding that nature and intuition form the basis of faith.
The Brahma creed was definitively formulated as follows: - (1) The book of nature and intuition supplies the basis of religious faith.
It is impossible to enter here on the steps by which the theoretical ego is shown to develop into the complete system of cognitive categories, or to trace the deduction of the processes (productive imagination, intuition, sensation, understanding, judgment, reason) by which the quite indefinite non-ego comes to assume the appearance of definite objects in the forms of time and space.
Sunt Cogitationes has been regarded by thinkers who profess themselves Berkeleians as the one proposition warranted by consciousness; the empiricism of his philosophy has been eagerly welcomed, while the spiritual intuition, without which the whole is to Berkeley meaningless, has been cast aside.
The deeper spiritual intuition, present from the first, was only brought into clear relief in order to meet difficulties in the earlier statements, and the extension of the intuition itself beyond the limits of our own consciousness, which completely removes his position from mere subjectivism, rests on foundations uncritically assumed, and at first sight irreconcilable with certain positions of his system.
Kant had attributed to God, in distinction from man's understanding, an intellectual intuition of things.
Fichte had attributed to man an intellectual intuition of himself as the Absolute Ego.
He rightly, therefore, rejected the supposed intellectual intuition of the Absolute.
Riehl, who in Der philosophische Kriti .cis- mus (1876, &c.) proposes the non-Kantian hypothesis that, though things in themselves are unknowable through reason alone, they are knowable by empirical intuition, and therefore also by empirical thought starting from intuition.
On the side of intuition, self-evidence of scientific principles is spoken of."
Upon the analysis there results intuition of the simple data.
With Descartes intuition does not connote givenness, but its objects are evident at a glance when induction has brought them to light.
It is the paradox involved in the function of intuition, the acceptance of the psychological characters of clearness and distinctness as warranty of a truth presumed to be trans-subjective, that leads to Descartes's distinctive contribution to the theory of knowledge.
Thus the intuition of the casual axiom is used to prove the existence of that which alone gives validity to intuitions.
His greatest administrative gift was a fine intuition in choosing men to serve him.
Yet we must remember that this bold intuition of the abbot Joachim indicated a monastic reaction against the tyrannies and corruptions of the church, rather than a fertile philosophical conception.
We may fairly say that natural and untaught people had more of the just intuition that was needed than learned folk trained in the schools.
Without the Revival of Learning the direction of those forces would have been different; but that novel intuition into the nature of the world and man which constitutes what we describe as Renaissance must have emerged.
His reconciliation amounts to this, that the rule of conduct is to aim at universal happiness, but that we recognize the reasonableness of this rule by an intuition which cannot be further explained.
The higher life of aesthetic and ethical activity - the beautiful and the good - can only be based upon an intuition which penetrates the heart of reality.