If the world exists purely to be known, and if every other working of reason comes into consideration qua incomplete knowledge, Hegel is right with his sweeping intellectualism.
A copy, qua copy, can never be the equal of the exemplar, and it may be much its inferior.
The conferences were opened at the close of July in the camp of the grand vizier, who was pressing Belgrade hard and demanded the surrender of the city as a sine qua non.
The improvement of the telescope was justly regarded as a sine qua non for the advancement of astronomical knowledge.
An Italian contc may or may not be a gentleman; he has long ceased, qua count, to have any social prestige, and his rank is not recognized by the Italian government.
The only two points on which he departed from the orthodox Lutheran faith of his day were the requirement of regeneration as the sine qua non of the true theologian, and the expectation of the conversion of the Jews and the fall of Papacy as the prelude of the triumph of the church.
An intimate collaboration with England and France was a conditio sine qua non for Czechoslovakia.
The commissioners feared that, so long as Greek was a sine qua non at the universities, these schools would be cut off from direct connexion with the universities, while the universities would in some degree lose their control over a portion of the higher culture of the nation.
Not so; like Kant himself, Hodgson supposes something beyond; not, however, an unknown thing in itself causing sensations, but a condition, or sine qua non, of their existence, without being a cause of their nature.
According to another point of view, an arboretum should be constructed with regard to picturesque beauty rather than systematically, although it is admitted that for scientific purposes a systematic arrangement is a sine qua non.
The possession of the doctorate is a sine qua non for eligibility to a university chair, and to a lectureship in the university of Paris.
As Bacon would say, it is a belief that all individual bodies qua hot are individually but similarly moving in their particles.
This view has the merit of giving the book a practical religious aim - a sine qua non to any theory of an early Christian writing.
On this occasion he insisted on the re-establishment of the constitution in its integrity as a sine qua non.
Again, the normal, qua line at right angles to the tangent, is connected with the circular points, and these accordingly present themselves in the before-mentioned theories of evolutes and parallel curves.
As spring merges into summer, sunny days become more frequent; the ever-increasing breadth of beeforage yields still more abundantly, and the excitement among the labourers crowding the hives increases, rendering room in advance, shade and ventilation, a sine qua non.
This process is called conceptual synthesis, the possibility of which is a sine qua non for the exchange of information by speech and writing.