But in consciousness there is equally given a primitive act of op-positing, or contra-positing, formally distinct from the act of position, but materially determined, in so far as what is op-posited must be the negative of that which was posited.
Only the ego is real, but the non-ego is posited in the ego.
Not only human beings but animals and objects are seen in dreams; and the conclusion would be that they too have souls; the same conclusion may have been reached by another line of argument; primitive psychology posited a spirit in a man to account, amongst other things, for his actions; a natural explanation of the changes in the external world would be that they are due to the operations and volitions of spirits.
It is a speech-andthought-form (Xoyos) in which certain matters being posited something other than the matters posited necessarily results because of them, and, though it still needs to receive a deeper meaning when presumed truth gives way to necessary truth of premises, the notion of the class to that of the class-concept, collective fact to universal law, its formal claim is manifest.
The two positions are to be conciliated in the thought of reciprocal limitation of the posited ego and non-ego.
And which, he thinks, must be posited as necessarily coexisting with the Infinite Spirit or God.
Praemissae [propositiones sententiae], things put or posited in advance), which 1 Aristotle irporhaecs, originally translated propositiones; praemissae dates from 12th century Latin translations of Arabic versions of Aristotle.
When it is posited as we are wont to posit the things we see and taste and handle.
It follows from them that the relation of a real ground to that which is thereby posited or denied cannot be expressed by a judgment but only by means of a notion, which by analysis may certainly be reduced to yet simpler notions of real grounds, but yet in such a way that the final resort of all our cognition in this regard must be found in simple and irreducible notions of real grounds, the relation of which to their consequents cannot be made clear."
The main problem which Aristotle set before him was the analysis of syllogism, which he defined as " reasoning in which certain things having been posited something different from them of necessity follows by their being those things " (Prior Analytics, i.
100 a 25): UuXXoyta/JOS io-r io-rt V'yos Ev Tebevtwv 'TEpbv TWU Ka k tbcov Ei; avicyK9]s o'uµ13acva TW Taira Eivac, " a syllogism is an argument in which, certain things being posited (the premises), something other than the premises necessarily results from their being true."