Though he harbored no regrets in declining her invitation to sex, he knew he could and should have handled so obviously unstable a person in such a mental state far better than he did.
He had a mental list of what they should take when they left.
The world was falling apart around them, and he couldn't risk either of their mental states in a relationship that may not see both of them surviving.
She is a thorough woman, but with none of the pettinesses, subterfuges, and mental reservations of her sex; she loves wide vistas and boundless horizons and instinctively seeks them out; she is concerned for universal happiness and takes thought for the improvement of mankind - thelastinfirmity and most innocent mania of generous souls.
Those early compositions were mental gymnastics.
"Just a mental mess?" she prodded.
She ate gingerly, her head aching from both her hangover and her mental breakdown.
He admitted none of the mental scenarios circling his tired brain made a lick of sense.
He made a mental note to send a piece of jewelry to her hotel room to assuage guilt over the promised phone call that would never happen.
Darian had been lost in the mental cave that was his mind.
The mental blow would've destroyed a human's mind and scrambled a Guardian's indefinitely.
It couldn't have been better, but entertaining three men on a daily basis was a mental workout.
The two books mentioned remained unnoticed by the reading public, and Lotze first became known to a larger circle through a series of works which aimed at establishing in the study of the physical and mental phenomena of the human organism in its normal and diseased states the same general principles which had been adopted in the investigation of inorganic phenomena.
The mechanical laws, to which external things were subject, were conceived as being valid only in the inorganic world; in the organic and mental worlds these mechanical laws were conceived as being disturbed or overridden by other powers, such as the influence of final causes, the existence of types, the work of vital and mental forces.
Final causes, vital and mental forces, the soul itself can, if they act at all, only act through the inexorable mechanism of natural laws.
It also becomes clear that only where such mental life really appears need we assign an independent existence, but that the purposes of everyday life as well as those of science are equally served if we deprive the material things outside of us of an independence, and assign to them merely a connected existence through the universal substance by the action of which alone they can appear to us.
All the phenomena, forces and laws of nature, together with mental conceptions, were alike personified.
A world where political action was represented in such guise was ripe for overthrow, or could only be saved by a great mental reformation."
An, matter, 'coii, life), in philosophy, a term applied to any system which explains all life, whether physical or mental, as ultimately derived from matter ("cosmic matter," Weldstoff).
His mental interests were extensive.
The best account of Descartes's mental history during his life in Holland is contained in his letters, which extend over the whole period, and are particularly frequent in the latter half.
In the Discourse of Method Descartes had sketched the main points in his new views, with a mental autobiography which might explain their origin, and with some suggestions of as to their applications.
Antecedents, but not strictly causes) of the mental action, and sacrifices the independence of man to the omnipotence of God.
Their mental faculties, though inferior to those of the Polynesian race, are not contemptible.
External facts are not the causes of mental states, nor are mental states the causes of physical facts.
A physical occurrence is but the occasion (opportunity, occasional cause) on which God excites in me a corresponding mental state; the exercise of my will is the occasion on which God moves my body.
God, who is the cause of the concomitance of bodily and mental facts, is in truth the sole cause in the universe.
He now classified the mental faculties, premising that they must not be confounded with capacities or properties of mind.
Morell under the title of Contributions to Mental Philosophy (1860).
Discords must not be taken unprepared, because a singer can only find his note by a mental judgment, and in attacking a discord he has to find a note of which the harmonic meaning is at variance with that of other notes sung at the same time.
After these syndromes, we come to the entire spectrum of mental illnesses, from depression to paranoia.
That dreadful question, "What for?" which had formerly destroyed all his mental edifices, no longer existed for him.
In the future, we'll not only know if that is so, but why: Perhaps mental agility is a result of their extensive exposure to a chemical in pencil lead and newsprint that they got by doing all those puzzles.
She has nearly finished Colburn's mental arithmetic, her last work being in improper fractions.
Without that degree of mental development and activity which perceives the necessity of superhuman creative power, no explanation of natural phenomena is possible.
In order to write one must have something to write about, and having something to write about requires some mental preparation.
But together with this mental change he has grown physically much weaker.
Her mental wheels began to move again as she grappled with not only what he'd done, but why Andre and Gabriel – who knew the truth long before she did – chose now to have it revealed to her.
The little girl pushed the pages until satisfied, and Deidre didn't have the mental power to tell her it wasn't normal to start mid-book.