How to use Conscious in a sentence
I wasn't even conscious of what was happening.
I wish I wasn't so conscious of every little nuance.
There are conscious thoughts that you're aware of and subconscious ones that you're not.
The words themselves fascinated me; but I took no conscious account of what I read.
The affections die away - die of their own conscious feebleness and uselessness.Advertisement
Not daring to look round and without looking round, he was ecstatically conscious of his approach.
The patient seems to be conscious.
Pure will kept her conscious as she struggled to keep it from shredding her.
Moreover, I am not conscious of my whole personal life at all.
It had meaning only as part of a whole of which he was always conscious.Advertisement
This process constantly extends the sphere of economy in which not blind market laws but conscious decisions and even large-scale co-operation prevail.
Again, this is probably owing to your relaxed mind suffering less from the intrusive thoughts of a fully conscious mind.
This picture sees the brain in terms of conscious plus subconscious.
He suddenly felt sorry for her and was vaguely conscious that he might be the cause of the sadness her face expressed.
The execution of the surplus of the general reform of the church in its head and members was left in the hands of the future pope, who had to proceed conjointly with the council, or rather with a commission appointed by the nations - in other words, once the new pope was elected, the fathers, conscious of their impotence, were disinclined to postpone their dispersion until the laborious achievement of the reform.Advertisement
Conscious of her unpopularity she banished, and afterwards put to death, three Gothic nobles whom she suspected of intriguing against her rule, and at the same time opened negotiations with the emperor Justinian with the view of removing herself and the Gothic treasure to Constantinople.
On the other hand, nearly all systems of philosophy have discussed the underlying problems. Such questions as the origin of the cosmos as a whole, the production of organic beings and of conscious minds, and the meaning of the observable grades of creation, have from the dawn of speculation occupied men's minds; and the answers to these questions often imply a vague recognition of the idea of a gradual evolution of things.
To regard himself as a conscious automaton he can never be persuaded.
All thinking men were increasingly conscious that no progress was possible until Croat and Serb presented an united front against German-Magyar predominance.
The robot is a functional isomorph but is not conscious.Advertisement
Apart altogether from the facts that this investigation is still in its infancy and that the conditions of experiment are insufficiently understood, its ultimate success is rendered highly problematical by the essential fact that real scientific results can be achieved only by data recorded in connexion with a perfectly nortnal subject; a conscious or interested subject introduces variable factors which are probably incalculable.
Just because my conscious mind doesn't remember doesn't mean my subconscious didn't dredge it up with the steak and onions we had for dinner.
You remain conscious all the time, although you may be a little drowsy, and any treatment given causes you no discomfort.
Such a scheme builds conscious subjectivity into the universe in a more integral way than Cartesian dualism seems to do.
Basically, any conscious effort to exercise your brain can potentially create new brain cell connections.Advertisement
Billingham states that " there is no conscious intention of making some direct political statement about zoos.
So the boundary of the ego (which is centered on the conscious mind) seems to be confused and fuzzy.
With the exception of adult patients receiving nitrous oxide / oxygen inhalation sedation, an escort is mandatory for conscious sedation.
To ride a vehicle implies achieving a oneness with it, operating the controls by reflex rather than through conscious thought.
The practice offers fixed orthodontics and conscious IV sedation in addition to the normal range of primary care treatments.
It feels more real, it feels as tho you were conscious in the dream.
But cool generals should not repine at bad success when they are conscious they have not been wanting in effort noir assiduity.
We promote where possible the use of conscious sedation.
He's conscious of thwarted passion and inappropriate response, yet remains oddly distant from his own self-absorption.
I submit that a discourse may be willfully ' distorted ' for perfectly sincere, conscious and rational reasons.
No longer do fashion conscious skiers have to worry about coming down the mountain looking like giant snowballs.
For the first time I became conscious of the vast solitudes which lie in the interior of Scotland's most northerly counties.
With hypnosis we relax, focus and close down the conscious mind allowing the subconscious to open.
When, conscious of his helplessness, he combined his pleading with earnest supplication did the miracle of a spiritual resurrection happen.
Is the astrological symbolism in J K Rowling's Harry Potter books, conscious, unconscious or random?
Ben began to construct a proposed taxonomy of the methods being used for energy conscious building design.
Since we tie judgment and rationality to conscious thought, it looks as if we don't make conscious rational judgements at all.
God can be personal and doubtless is (though he has no Non-ego to define himself against) through contrast of passing conscious states with the abiding Ego.
Consumption had been making its insidious inroads upon Spinoza for many years, and early in 1677 he must have been conscious that he was seriously ill.
He does not, however, seem to have reciprocated the courtesy of his French hosts, but gave offence by the brusqueness of his manner, though his supercilious bearing, according to his biographer, Dr Paris, was to be ascribed less to any conscious superiority than to an "ungraceful timidity which he could never conquer."
The demonstrable rational necessity, instead of being innate, or conscious from our birth, may lie latent or subconscious in the individual mind; but for all that, when we gradually become more awake intellectually, such truths are seen to " carry their own evidence along with them."
This quivering of his left leg was a thing Napoleon was conscious of.
There are six bodies (The Six Paths of Pain) controlled by one conscious mind (Deva's).This villain and has black, white, and gray rings radiating out from the pupil.
For it he proposed to substitute the genetic method, whereby human conscious experience might be exhibited as growing or developing from its essential basis in connexion with external conditions.
In connexion with this Biran treats most of the obscure problems which arise in dealing with conscious experience, such as the mode by which the organism is cognized, the mode by which the organism is distinguished from extra-organic things, and the nature of those general ideas by which the relations of things are known to us - cause, power, force, &c.
There are in reality two species of substances, or entirely distinct things, those which are impenetrably resisting, and those which are conscious substances; and it is impossible to reduce bodies and souls to one another, because resistance is incompatible with the attributes of spirit, and consciousness inexplicable by the attributes of body.
At the same time he admits, firstly, that to mark the barrier between unconscious and conscious is difficult; secondly, that it is impossible to trace the first beginning of consciousness in the lower animals; and, thirdly, that " however certain we are of the fact of this natural evolution of consciousness, we are, unfortunately, not yet in a position to enter more deeply into the question " (Riddle of the Universe, 191).
It is at least as materialistic to say that unconscious mind is an attribute of nature as to say that conscious mind is an attribute of brain; and this is the position of Haeckel.
In the first place, the term " phenomenon " is ambiguous, sometimes meaning a conscious affection and sometimes any fact whatever.
Then having discussed force as something thoroughly material, and laying special emphasis on resistance, he tells us that " the force of which we assert persistence is that Absolute Force of which we are indefinitely conscious as the necessary correlate of the force we know " (First Principles, § 62).
He maintained that the physical and the psychical are two orders which are parallel without interference; that the physical or objective order is merely phenomena, or groups of feelings, or " objects," while the psychical or subjective order is both a stream of feelings of which we are conscious in ourselves, and similar streams which we infer beyond ourselves, or, as he came to call them, " ejects "; that, if we accept the doctrine of evolution at all, we must carry these ejective streams of feelings through the whole organic world and beyond it to the inorganic world, as a " quasimental fact "; that at bottom both orders, the physical phenomena and the psychical streams, are reducible to feelings; and that therefore there is no reason against supposing that they are made out of the same " mind-stuff," which is the thing-in-itself.
Throughout the whole of the argument there is strong commonsense and a stern severity unrelieved by conscious humour.
The development of the consumer monoculture Historically, the erosion of cultural integrity was a conscious goal of colonial developers.
At the same time we ought not to overlook the affinities between the doctrine of Plotinus and that remarkable combination of Greek and Hebrew thought which Philo Judaeus had expounded two centuries before; nor the fact that Neoplatonism was developed in conscious antagonism to the new religion which had spread from Judea, and was already threatening the conquest of the GraecoRoman world, and also to the Gnostic systems (see Gnosticism); nor, finally, that it furnished the chief theoretical support in the last desperate struggle that was made under Julian to retain the old polytheistic worship.
Of this process, this self-generation of God, we may distinguish two aspects - the immanent or esoteric, and the emanent or exoteric. God has reality only in so far as He is absolute spirit, and only in so far as the primitive will is conscious of itself can it become spirit at all.
On his last day, sobbing, he asked her and his absent son to forgive him for having dissipated their property--that being the chief fault of which he was conscious.
Over 95% of children are treated using conscious sedation techniques.
Lucid dreams may be dreamy communication between the conscious and subconscious minds.
In spite of the disturbances, they may not become fully conscious of the respiratory problem.
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Most people have a tendency to step and put their feet down a little wider than their shoulders, but if you make a conscious effort to place it in the center, you will do fine.
This model is offered for buyers who are budget conscious, but who also would like to get real value and quality for the money they spend.
To perform the Heimlich maneuver on a conscious adult, the rescuer stands behind the victim and encircles his waist.
Body language-Communication without words, also sometimes referred to as "non-verbal communication"; conscious or unconscious bodily movements and gestures that communicate to others a person's attitudes and feelings.
The various conscious and unconscious responses to both sensation and perception, including the emotional response, add further definition to the overall concept of pain.
To perform the Heimlich maneuver on a conscious child, the rescuer stands or kneels behind the child, who may be seated or standing.
Religion therefore is "nothing else than the consciousness of the infinity of the consciousness; or, in the consciousness of the infinite, the conscious subject has for his object the infinity of his own.
This latter is absolute misery, and to cure it the Unconscious evokes its Reason and with its aid creates the best of all possible worlds, which contains the promise of its redemption from actual existence by the emancipation of the Reason from its subjugation to the Will in the conscious reason of the enlightened pessimist.
But in so welding together the scattered centres and binding them to the papacy, Boniface seems to have been actuated by simple zeal for unity of the faith, and not by a conscious political motive.
He presupposes a nation of Yahweh-worshippers, whose religion has its centre in the temple and priesthood of Zion, which is indeed conscious of sin, and needs forgiveness and an outpouring of the Spirit, but is not visibly divided, as the kingdom of Judah was.
Frederick II., conscious of the instability of his French ally, was now eager to contract an offensive alliance with Russia; and the first step to its realization was the overthrow of Bestuzhev, "upon whom," he wrote to his minister Axel von Mardefeld, "the fate of Prussia and my own house depends."
In England the inevitable conflict of interests between the new mercantile power, growing conscious of its national strength, and the old, standing insistant on the letter of its privileges, was postponed by the factional discord out of which the Hansa in 1474 dexterously snatched a renewal of its rights.
SaintSimon, on the other hand, perhaps began to fell uncomfortably conscious of the superiority of his disciple.
But though his work is thus, like that of many historians, coloured by his opinions, this was not the outcome of a conscious purpose, and he was scrupulously conscientious in collecting and weighing his materials.
Conscious that he must spare his small force as much as possible, he abstained from such vigorous attacks as he had made in 1672 and 1673.
In so doing he points out that we become conscious of a great cleavage which practically divides the book into two parts, i.
God in them is the absolute Life, the absolute One, who becomes conscious of himself by self-diremption into the individual egos.
This newly-formed sympathy with the English reformer did not, in the first instance at least, involve Huss in any conscious opposition to the established doctrines of Catholicism, or in any direct conflict with the authorities of the church; and for 1 From which the name Huss, or more properly Hus, an abbreviation adopted by himself about 1396, is derived.
The naturalness of his acting fascinated those who, like Partridge in Tom Jones, listened to nature's voice, and justified the preference of more conscious critics.
But matter is not, in his system, to be understood with the common meaning, but with a deeper sense as the substratum of all conscious and physical existence; and thus the laws of being are identified with the laws of thought.
Thus he evidently made " the willing covenant " of conscious faith the essence of the matter, and regarded the sign or seal as secondary.
The presence of New Zealand premiers at the imperial conferences in London in 1897, 1903 and 1907 helped to bring the colony into conscious touch with imperial public questions.
For children it may be mixed with common salt and the two be used with the food without the child being conscious of any difference.
The evangelist is conscious of this aim.
In contrast to the struggle for an ideal freedom, which was at first hailed with tempestuous delight only to reveal itself as a dangerous tyranny, men became conscious of the need for a firmly established authority in the reconstruction of society.
They are conscious, as are we in reading them, that they are not moving on the same level of insight as the Apostles; they are sub-apostolic in that sense also.
But throughout his life he concealed his purposes even from his closest friends; sometimes it seems as if he were hardly conscious of them himself.
He did not, like the later Pietists, insist on the necessity of a conscious crisis of conversion, nor did he encourage a complete breach between the Christian and the secular life.
Identifying himself with the Christian circle from the 2nd century on, a man became a member of a society existing in all quarters of the empire, every part conscious of its oneness with the larger whole and all compactly organized to do the common work.
The second Polish Vasa was a man of genius, fully conscious of his powers, and determined to use them for the benefit of his country.
At Paris, in 150o, he was fully conscious that " without Greek the amplest knowledge of Latin was imperfect"; and, during his three years in Italy (1506-1509), he worked quietly at Greek in Bologna and attended the lectures of Musurus in Padua.
Jeremiah was keenly conscious of his people's sin; and the aim of most of his earlier prophecies is to bring his countrymen, if possible, to a better mind, in the hope that thereby the doom which he sees impending may be averted - an end which eventually he saw clearly to be unattainable.
Nations in a primitive state of civilization were not, and are not, conscious of the need.
Throughout the apostolic age Christians were conscious of being carried forward in a great movement, the origin and motive-power of which they regarded as supernatural.
And yet, none the less, Ignatius is conscious of acting and speaking at times from a kind of inspiration.
It was the conscious and unconscious aim of the age to reconstruct a new landed aristocracy on the ruins of the old, and Burghley was a great builder and planter.
In character the Indians are, as a rule, peaceable, though conscious of their numerical superiority and at times driven to join in the revolutions which so often disturb the course of local politics; they are often intensely religious, but with a few exceptions are thriftless, indolent and inveterate gamblers.
Soul is not an immateriate essence of an organic body capable, but an immateriate conscious substance within an organic body.
Intelligence is not active intellect propagating universal essence in passive intellect, but only logical inference starting from sense, and both requiring nervous body and conscious soul.
Berkeley thus diverted philosophy from its beaten track of discussion as to the meaning of matter, substance, cause, and preferred to ask first whether these have any significance apart from the conscious spirit.
Matter, as an abstract, unperceived substance or cause, is shown to be impossible, an unreal conception; true substance is affirmed to be conscious spirit, true causality the free activity of such a spirit, while physical substantiality and causality are held to be merely arbitrary, though constant, relations among phenomena connected subjectively by suggestion or association, objectively in the Universal Mind.
In ultimate analysis, then, nature is conscious experience, and forms the sign or symbol of a divine, universal intelligence and will.
The essence of the answer is that the universe is inconceivable apart from mind - that existence, as such, denotes conscious spirits and the objects of consciousness.
He describes himself when he says, "The student of Christian doctrine, because he strives after exactness of phrase, because he is conscious of the inadequacy of any one human formula to exhaust the truth, will be filled with sympathy for every genuine endeavour towards the embodiment of right opinion.
Thus in presence of the problem which is the crux of materialism, the origin of consciousness, he first propounds a gratuitous hypothesis that everything has mind, and then gives up the origin of conscious mind after all.
He is certain, however, that the law of substance somehow proves that conscious soul is a mere function of brain, that soul is a function of all substances, and that God is the force or energy, or soul or spirit, of nature.
In his Principles of Psychology he twice quotes his point that " what we are conscious of as properties of matter, even down to its weight and resistance, are but subjective affections produced by objective agencies which are unknown and unknowable."
The greater part of the process is a change in the facts of nature before consciousness; and in all that part, at all events, the phenomena evolved must mean physical facts which are not conscious affections, but, as they develop, are causes which gradually produce life and consciousness.
The close dependency of all mental operations on brain also tempts them to the conclusion that brain is not only an organ, but the whole organ of conscious mind.'
A second argument for God is the prevailing goodness or adaptation of Nature to the ends of conscious beings, which might conceivably be explained by Lamarckian evolution, but has not yet been so explained, and if it were, would not be inconsistent with a divine design in evolution.
Further, the very existence of conscious beings is the best proof of the distinct or substantial being of the soul, existing in man with body, in God as pure spirit.
Fichte transformed this unity of the conscious self into a unity of all conscious selves, or a common consciousness; and this change enabled him to explain the unity of anything produced by the Ego by contending that it is not the different objects of different thinkers, but the one object of a pure Ego or consciousness common to them all.
Hence he rejected the infinite intelligence supposed by Fichte, Schelling and Hegel against whom he urged that blind will produces intelligence, and only becomes conscious in us by using intelligence as a means to ends.
But, while it differs from both in denying the reality of body, it differs from the former in extending conscious soul not only to plants, as Stahl did, but to all Nature; and it differs from the latter in the different consequences drawn by materialism and idealism from this universal animism.
This answer supposed that the whole physical process from the action of the external stimulus on the nervous system to the reaction of the organism on the external world is one series, while the conscious process beginning with sensation is only parallel and as it were left high and dry.
The world, as he thought, on its physical side, always was a living body; and on its psychical side God always was its conscious spirit; and, so far from life arising from the lifeless, and consciousness from unconsciousness, the life and consciousness of the whole world are the origin of the lifeless and the unconscious in parts of it, by a kind of secondary automatism, while we ourselves are developed from our own mother-earth by differentiation.
Shall we resign our traditional belief that the greater part of the world is mere body, but that its general adaptability to conscious organisms proves its creation and government by God, and take to the new hypothesis, which, by a transfer of design from God to Nature, supposes that everything physical is alive, and conducts its life by psychical impulses of its own?
He admits, indeed, Kant's hypothesis that by inner sense we are conscious only of mental states, but he contends that this very consciousness is a knowledge of a thing in itself.
On this assumption he deduces that in being conscious of our mental states we are conscious of soul not merely as it appears, but as it is in itself, and therefore can infer similar souls, other psychical unities, which are also things in themselves.
Taking, then, will to be the essential thing in itself of which we are conscious, he deduces that we can infer that the psychical things in themselves beyond ourselves are also essentially " wills."
He supposes that the conscious content is partly a posteriori, or consisting of given data of sense, and partly a priori, or consisting of categories of understanding, which, being valid for all objects, are contributed by the common consciousness.
It was not till the great colonizing epoch of the 8th and 7th centuries B.C., when the name " Hellene " came into use as the antithesis of " barbarian," that the Greek race came to be conscious of itself as a peculiar people; it was yet some three centuries more before Hellenism stood fully declared in art and literature, in politics and in thought.
If indeed the earlier ages had been those of creative and spontaneous life, the Hellenistic age was that of conscious criticism and book-learning.
Anacolutha are of frequent occurrence, and cannot be explained as conscious literary devices.
That the artists were conscious of their poverty of thought is shown by some precise imitations of the style of early monuments.
On the other hand, Copenhagen, proudly conscious of her intrinsic importance and of her inestimable services to the country, whom she had saved from annihilation by her constancy, now openly claimed to have a voice in public affairs.
Carlyle felt by this time conscious of having a message to deliver to mankind, and his comrades, he thought, were making literature a trade instead of a vocation, and prostituting their talents to frivolous journalism.
Carlyle, conscious of great abilities, and impressed by such instances of the deleterious effects of the social atmosphere of London, resolved to settle in his native district.
A journal written at the same time gives a painful record of her sufferings, and after her death made Carlyle conscious for the first time of their full extent.
The design of the writers of the New Testament, as well as that of Jesus, was not to teach true rational religion, but to serve their own selfish ambitions, in promoting which they exhibit an amazing combination of conscious fraud and enthusiasm.
From a comparison of Melissus with Zeno of Elea, it appears that the spirit of dialectic was already tentatively at work, though it was not conscious of its own power.
God reveals Himself in the logical idea, in nature and in mind; but mind is not alike conscious of its absoluteness in every stage of development.
Only a small fraction of Goethe's work was written in an impersonal and objective spirit, and sprang from what might be called a conscious artistic impulse; by far the larger - and the better - part is the immediate reflex of his feelings and experiences.
The terms of peace, though on the whole moderate, were of a galling and humiliating nature, being ingeniously contrived to make the Christians ever conscious of their own inferiority.
Except perhaps the silversmiths, no one was conscious of being engaged in "art metal-working," yet the average is neither vulgar nor in bad taste, and the larger works are both dignified and suited to their architectural surroundings.
The taking of fees, the pride of professional success, and the teaching of rhetoric are no proofs either of conscious charlatanism or of ingrained depravity.
When the sophists are represented as conscious imposters who " poisoned and demoralized by corrupt teaching the Athenian moral character," he has, as has been seen, an easy and complete reply.
In his Kritische Untersuchungen ieber die kanonischen Evangelien, ihr Verheiltniss zu einander, ihren Charakter and Ursprung (1847) he turns his attention to the Gospels, and here again finds that the authors were conscious of the conflict of parties; the Gospels reveal a mediating or conciliatory tendency (Tendenz) on the part of the writers or redactors.
In Greece he became more and more reflective and conscious of himself, of his body and soul, his manners and morals, his mental operations and especially his reason.
One who feels pained or pleased, who feels hot or cold or resisting in touch, who tastes the flavoured, who smells the odorous, who hears the sounding, who sees the coloured, or is conscious, already believes that something sensible exists before conception, before inference, and before language; and his belief is true of the immediate object of sense, the sensible thing, e.g.
We are conscious of it as one operation among many, and of its omnipresence, so to speak, to all the rest.
But we are also conscious of the processes of the operation of inference.
When I feel pleased or pained, or when I use my senses to perceive a pressure, a temperature, a flavour, an odour, a colour, a sound, or when I am conscious of feeling and perceiving, I cannot resist the belief that something sensible is present; and this belief that something exists is already a judgment, a judgment of existence, and, so far as it is limited to sense without inference, a true judgment.
But both these unnatural forms, which are certainly not analyses of any conscious process of categorical reasoning, break down at once, because they cannot explain those moods in the third figure, e.g.
For example, as I am weary and am conscious of being weary, my judgment and proposition that I am weary are true because they signify what I am and know myself to be by direct consciousness; and my being weary is ambiguously said to be true because it is so signified.
P of one and the same element seen in diverse settings to conscious realization, with the result that it is viewed as a single truth of which the terms compared are now accepted as the differences.
If there is conscious and purposed divergence from Aristotle, inquiry moves, on the whole, within the circle of ideas where Aristotelianism had fought its fight and won its victory.
Were it to become conscious, would it therefore follow that it could infer the laws of a separate or independent activity of its own?
An earnest attempt to satisfy this demand was made by Fichte whose single principle was the activity of the pure Ego, while his single method was the assertion of a truth revealed by reflection on the content of conscious experience, the characterization of this as a half truth and the supplementation of it by its other, and finally the harmonization of both.
Human personality, we learn, is the temporary manifestation of a complex organization consisting of "seven principles," which are united and interdependent, yet divided into certain groups, each capable of maintaining temporarily a spurious kind GI personality of its own and sometimes capable of acting, so to speak, as a distinct vehicle of our conscious individual life Each "principle" is composed of its own form of matter, determined and conditioned by its own laws of time, space and motion, and is, as it were, the repository of our various memories and volitions.
He employed the old phraseology and imagery, but he was conscious that he used them in a new sense, and that he preached a new gospel of great joy.
Further, it is difficult not to accept Cicero's statement that Anaximenes made air a conscious deity; we are, at all events, justified in regarding Anaximenes as a link (perhaps an unconscious link) between crude Hylozoism and definitely metaphysical theories of existence.
Both belong to a period in Greek history when the great city states had exhausted themselves in the futile struggle against Macedon and Rome, and both represent a conscious popular determination in the direction of systematic government.
Out of this conscious "air," by a process of thickening and thinning, arose cold and warmth, or water and fire, the one passive, the other active.
It would even seem to be necessarily and naturally implied in Brahmanical belief in metempsychosis; whilst in the doctrine of Buddha, who admits no soul, the theory of the net result or fruit of a man's actions serving hereafter to form or condition the existence of some new individual who will have no conscious identity with himself, seems of a peculiarly artificial and mystic character.
On the speculative side, Ramanuja also met Sankara's strictly monistic theory by another recognizing Vishnu as identical with Brahma as the Supreme Spirit animating the material world as well as the individual souls which have become estranged from God through unbelief, and can only attain again conscious union with him through devotion or love (bhakti).
In the Euphausiidae the digitiform-arborescent branchiae, as if conscious of their own extreme elegance, remain wholly uncovered.
Others, who were conscious of disagreement with the theology of the last thousand years, had now to meet disputants of a more serious type than the adversaries of Luther, and to meet them unsupported by experts of their own.
To escape from these preoccupations and prejudices except upon the path of conscious and deliberate sin was impossible for all but minds of rarest quality and courage; and these were too often reduced to the recantation of their supposed errors no less by some secret clinging sense of guilt than by the church's iron hand.
They seem to have been conscious that they could not give the desired impulse to modern literature and art without contact with the classics; and, in spite of the splendour of their achievements in Italian, they found no immediate followers upon that path.
It is probable that this process was largely an unconscious one; and even if conscious, the analogy of the conventional " legal fiction " and the usual anxiety to avoid the appearance of novelty is enough to show that it is not to be condemned.
He goes on to explain that by " powers" he means " conscious or personal agents."
It implies that the first great step has been taken for distinguishing between the material objects - whether the conscious body, or the rocks, trees and animals - and the powers that act in or through them.
Nor were the authors of the scriptures whose fragments are preserved in the Zend Avesta less conscious of their divine value.
But theory is one thing and practice another; and he will often lay most stress on the theory who is most conscious of defects in the practice.
So Schopenhauer, but in a way all his own, finds the truth of things in a will which is indeed unaffected by conscious motives and yet cannot be separated from.
Indeed it is said that Hadrian, conscious of the difficulty of retaining it, had contemplated its abandonment and was only deterred by consideration for the safety of the numerous Roman settlers.
In spite of this, however, the rise of the Arsacid Empire marks the beginning of a reaction against Hellenismnot, indeed, a conscious or official reaction, but a reaction which was Reaction all the more effective because it depended on the impetus against of circumstances working with all the power of a natural ilelienism.
It would seem that, in the extreme spiritual vicissitudes of his life, conscious alternately of personal weakness and of the largest speculative grasp, he at times threw himself entirely on the consolations of evangelical faith, and at others reconstructed the cosmos for himself in terms of Neo-Platonism and the philosophy of Schelling.
He is conscious of his power, and not always sufficiently cautious or sufficiently gentle in its exercise.
Zeno began, perhaps, by adopting the formulas of the Peripatetics, though no doubt with a conscious difference, postulating that form was always attached to matter, no less than matter, as known to us, is everywhere shaped or informed.
Pollock, "the conception is that mind is the one ultimate reality; not mind as we know it in the complex forms of conscious feeling and thought, but the simpler elements out of which thought and feeling are built up. The hypothetical ultimate element of mind, or atom of mind-stuff, precisely corresponds to the hypothetical atom of matter, being the ultimate fact of which the material atom is the phenomenon.
The ordinary idea of the self as a physical entity, obviously separate from others, takes no account of the problem as to how and in what sense the individual is conscious of himself; what is the relation between subject and object in the phenomenon of self-consciousness, in which the mind reflects upon itself both past and present ?
He withdrew from vulgar applause, conscious that his narrative would be considered "disappointing to the ear," yet he recast the materials out of which he constructed it in order to lift that narrative into the realm of pure literature.
In the matter of the estimation of their relative strength the main grievance of the Nonconformists is that the law classes as members of the Church of England that enormous floating population which is really conscious of no ecclesiastical allegiance at all.
By some it will be said that man, while similar in the organization of his body to the lower tribes, is distinguished from them by the possession of an immaterial soul, a principle capable of conscious feeling, of intellect and thought.
It may also be admitted that the scribes who produced the Hebrew basis of the Septuagint version, conscious of the unsettled state of the text, did not shrink from what they considered a justifiable simplification.
These conditions are the conditions of knowledge as such, or, as it may be put, of objective consciousness - of a self-consciousness of a world of objects and through them conscious of itself.
The author of the Tale of a Tub, which he had had by him since 1696 or 1698, must have felt conscious of powers capable of far more effective exercise than reading-desk or pulpit at Laracor could supply; and his resolution to exchange divinity for politics must appear fully justified by the result.
Flattered to excess by her surrender, yet conscious of his binding obligations and his real preference, he could neither discard the one beauty nor desert the other.
In 1854 hejresigned his professorship. In the following year he gave to the world the Indian Edda, The Song of Hiawatha, a conscious imitation, both in subject and metre, of the Finnish epic, the Kalevala, with which he had become acquainted during his second visit to Europe.
Bernstorff irritated him by his grand airs of conscious superiority.
They address their patrons with deference, acknowledging their own deficiencies, and seem painfully conscious of the profession of literature having fallen upon evil days.
Above all, his polemic is directed against the dying heresies of the 3rd century; and he writes with an absence of constraint which is not the language of one who lives amidst violent controversies or who is conscious of being in a minority.
He was a man of a cold and hard disposition, but full of practical wisdom, and conscious that his precarious claim to the crown must be secured by winning the confidence of his subjects.
But though he had forced or cajoled every leading man in England and Normandy to take his oath to serve her, he must have been conscious that there was a large chance that such pledges would be forgotten at his death..
Fully conscious of the danger of his position, Suffolk fled to the continent, and lived for many years as a pensioner of the emperor Maximilian.
If the mass of the nation was not conscious of political wants, it was conscious of material wants.
Frequently they embody materials which would otherwise have perished, but their transcription is, marred by an amount of conscious or unconscious falsification which seriously impairs their value.
But, even when all conscious bias is eliminated, the unconscious bias remains, and Rankes history of the Reformation is essentially a middle-class, even bourgeois, presentment.
There is no historical proof that power was formally entrusted to rulers by the conscious and deliberate action of the ruled.
The true source of change in the material world must be analogous to what we are conscious of when we exert volition.
We find ourselves inevitably " conscious of a different sort of perception," when we actually see the sun by day and when we only imagine the sun at night.
After the Séance Royale the municipal authority, conscious of its own weakness, allowed them to meet at the Hotel de Ville, where they proceeded to consider the formation of a civic guard.
And the determinism of modern science no longer consists in a crude denial of the reality of conscious processes, or an attempt to explain them as only a sublimated form of matter and its movements; it is content to admit the relative independence of the world of consciousness, while it maintains that laws and hypotheses sufficient to explain material processes may be extended to and will be discovered to be valid of the changing sequences of conscious states of mind.
And, though some kind of correspondence between the physical and conscious series of states has been observed and is commonly taken for granted in a number of instances, proof that entire correspondence exists is still wanting, and the precise kind of correspondence is left undetermined.
And if freedom of choice be a possibility at all, it must in future be regarded as the prerogative of a man's whole personality, exhibited continuously throughout the development of his character, displayed to some extent in all conscious conative processes, though especially apparent in crises necessitating deliberate and serious purpose.
But the insistence of idealist writers upon the relation of the world of nature to conscious intelligence, and especially to a universal consciousness realizing itself throughout the history of individuals, rendered it alike impossible to deny altogether some influence of environment upon character, and to regard the history of individual willing selves as consisting in isolated and unconnected acts of.
For, inasmuch as scientific proof depends upon the evidence of causality, such efforts after scientific demonstration would end only by bringing either the man's whole personality or some element in it within the sequence of the chain of natural causes and effects, under the domination of that natural necessity from which as a conscious being he is free.
He will be conscious indeed of physical appetite; but he will not be misled into supposing that its object is really a good; he cannot, therefore, hope for the attainment of this object or fear to miss it, as these states involve the conception of it as a good.
For even in the physical or non-rational man, as originally constituted, we may see clear indications of the divine design, which it belongs to his rational will to carry into conscious execution; indeed, in the first stage of human life, before reason is fully developed, uncorrupted natural impulse effects what is afterwards the work of reason.
The sense of the gap between theory and fact gives to the religious element of Stoicism a new force; the soul, conscious of its weakness, leans on the thought of God, and in the philosopher's attitude towards external events, pious resignation preponderates over self-poised indifference; the old self-reliance of the reason, looking down on man's natural life as a mere field for its exercise, makes room for a positive aversion to the flesh as an alien element imprisoning the spirit; the body has come to be a " corpse which the soul sustains," 1 and life a " sojourn in a strange land "; 2 in short, the ethical idealism of Zeno has begun to borrow from the metaphysical idealism of Plato.
He asserts that the inherited propensity to evil is not strictly a sin, which is only committed when the conscious self yields to vicious inclination.
Thus the summum bonum for man is objectively God, subjectively the happiness to be derived from loving vision of his perfections; although there is a lower kind of happiness to be realized here 1 Abelard afterwards retracted this view, at least in its extreme form; and in fact does not seem to have been fully conscious of the difference between (I) unfulfilled intention to do an act objectively right, and (2) intention to do what is merely believed by the agent to be right.
Partly in conscious antagonism to the schoolmen, yet with close affinity to the central ethico-theological doctrine which they read out of or into Aristotle, the mystical manner of thought continued to maintain itself in the church.
In the derivation of Benthamism alone - which, it may be observed, first becomes widely known in the French paraphrase of Dumont - an important element is supplied by the works of a French writer, Helvetius; as Bentham himself was fully conscious.
It is true that Hegel regards the conscious effort to realize one's own conception of good as a higher stage of moral development than the mere conformity to the jural rules establishing property, maintaining contract and allotting punishment to crime, in which the universal will is first expressed; since in such conformity this will is only accomplished accidentally by the outward concurrence of individual wills, and is not essentially realized in any of them.
And, though he maintains as against the Utilitarians the existence of certain fundamental moral intuitions which have come to be quite independent of any present conscious experience of their utility, he yet holds that they are the results of accumulated racial experiences gradually organized and inherited.
But Venizelos had come to Greece to establish reform and pacific progress; and little as he respected any member of the Royal family, he was fully conscious of the set-back that Greece's internal tranquillity and foreign relations would receive by a fresh change of dynasty or by the doubtful experiment of a republic. His first great work in Greece was the revision of the Greek Constitution, which was successfully accomplished in 1911.
At the basis of nature lies universal reason as its organizing principle, and when reason becomes a conscious power in man it finds itself in conflict as well as in harmony with external nature.
Religious feeling therefore is the highest form of thought and of life; in it we are conscious of our unity with the world and God; it is thus the sense of absolute dependence.
But the moral law must not be conceived under the form of an "imperative" or a "Sollen"; it differs from a law of nature only as being descriptive of the fact that it ranks the mind as conscious will, or zweckdenkend, above nature.
It is the religion of mediatorial salvation, and, as Schleiermacher emphatically taught in his riper works, of salvation through the mediation of Christ; that is, its possessors are conscious of having been delivered by Jesus of Nazareth from a condition in which their religious consciousness was overridden by the sense-consciousness of the world and put into one in which it dominates, and everything is subordinated to it.
In other words, whether they were conscious of the fact or not, the South Carolinians throughout the colonial era were tending towards independence.
His unshaken conviction of his mission made him conscious of the responsibility which rested on him, but hid from him the hopeless defect in the coup d'etat.
The need for reform was strongly felt, and the politicians of the day were conscious that it would not be safe to neglect the popular demand for it.
The bourgeoisie, conscious of their opportunity, decided for a single chamber against the will of the noblesse; against that of the king they declared it permanent, and, if they accorded him a suspensory veto, this was only in order to guard them against the extreme assertion of popular rights.
It was not difficult to bribe Godoy, who was conscious that his position could not be maintained after the death of Charles IV.
Luther was always conscious of the presence and opposition of Satan.
His position at court was uncomfortable, for though ambitious and conscious of possessing greater abilities than his brother (Louis XVI.), his scope for action was restricted; he consequently devoted his energies largely to intrigue, especially against Marie Antoinette, whom he hated.'
As with the Bible and Shakespeare, his phrases have passed into the common speech, and are used by every one (even in Urdu) without being conscious of their origin.
Regarded from the individualist point of view, this line of inquiry becomes purely psychological, and the answer may be presented, as it was presented by Locke, in the fashion of a natural history of the growth of conscious experience in the mind of the subject.
Or, it may be further asked, how is the individual really connected with the system of things apparently disclosed to him in conscious experience?
Starting with the assumption of conscious experience as the content or filling-in of the individual mind, Locke proceeds to explain its genesis and nature by reference co the real universe of things and its mechanical operation upon the mind.
In Berkeley we find the resolute determination to accept only the one notion, that of mind as restricted to its own conscious experience, and to attempt by this means to explain the nature of the external reality to which obscure reference is made.
Any success in the attempt is due only to the fact that Berkeley introduces alongside of his individualist notion a totally new conception, that of mind itself as not in the same way one of the matters of conscious experience, but as capable of reflection upon the whole of experience and of reference to the supreme mind as the ground of all reality.
The systematic application of the doctrine that conscious experience consists only of isolated objects of knowledge, impressions or ideas, leads Hume to distinguish between truths reached by analysis and truths which involve real connexion of the objects of knowledge.
If the parts of conscious experience are regarded as so many distinct things, there is no possibility of connecting them other than contingently, if at all.
If the real system of things, to which conscious experience has reference, be regarded as standing in casual relation to this experience there is no conceivable ground for the extension to reality of the notions which somehow are involved in thought.
It will be observed that, in the Leibnitzian as in the empirical individualism, the fundamental notion is still that of the abstract separation of the thinking subject from the materials of conscious experience.
Thus neither the formal nor the material aspect of conscious experience, when regarded from the individualist point of view, supplied any foundation for real knowledge, whether a priori or empirical.
For in man self-determination and mechanical determination by empirical motives coexist, and only in so far as he belongs and is conscious of belonging both to the sphere of sense and to the sphere of reason does moral obligation become possible for him.
Once you're conscious of your tendencies-of the reasons for delay to which you're vulnerable-the easier it will be to overcome them.
Being conscious of the traits you need to exhibit to get through a phase successfully-and the emotional traps founders may fall into-can help you navigate the phase better.
While now is not the time to diet, you still need to be conscious of the types of food you eat.
Forced to be a little more budget conscious this holiday season?
Being conscious of cost is especially important if you are choosing the games but someone else is footing the bill.
Effective potty training occurs when both parent and child make a conscious decision to consistently change their potty habits.
Something else you should be conscious of is if the fabric has a 'nap' or not.
The Lithium-Ion batteries are fallible, whether they are in phones or gadgets, but with a little conscious effort, you can easily get two years out of a battery.
In addition to traditional scooters powered by internal combustion, the store also offers more modern electric-based scooters for those who are ecologically conscious -- or just want to save a pile on gas.
More environmentally conscious buyers may need to hunt around for ecologically-minded constructions that boast non-toxic materials.
Budget conscious woodworkers are sometimes looking for a down-and-dirty approach to furniture design.
Hotel furniture is probably more fashion conscious than you'd expect, and the colors will probably still be in style.
With today's modern, clean, and odor free composting toilet designs, making the switch to this environmentally conscious bathroom option is easier and more practical than ever before.
This article will cover all aspects of the Clorox Green Works if you are interested in making a more environmentally conscious decision when you go to purchase cleaning supplies.
Comparisons of hybrid automobiles and reviews are abundant on the Internet, so read some reviews, compare some hybrids, and make a conscious decision to be greener and buy a hybrid.
Whether you are environmentally conscious or an avid gardener, starting a compost pile can be a rewarding experience.
Green living is about making conscious choices that benefit the earth.
Take the time to make conscious decisions about what you buy.
They are an excellent choice for environmentally conscious consumers everywhere.
But just what is green design, and how can you ensure the products you are using are as earth conscious as possible?
Consumers are becoming more conscious about the quality of their purchases.
You could add an Art Deco stained-glass window in a Victorian bathroom and show you were conscious of the latest design style without having to spend the money for a complete remodeling of your bathroom.
Now more than ever, consumers are incredibly money conscious.
Now that people are becoming more health conscious, the relationship between anti-aging and food can keep your outside looking good as you are more aware of what you eat.
The food industry and the appetite of health conscious individuals have taken health food past tofu and bean sprouts.
Cooking bags give today's health conscious cook an opportunity to serve moist, flavorful meat without artery clogging fat.
Many people are health conscious today, so many fast food restaurants offer nutritional information right there in the restaurant.
In some cases, the cooking methods can be altered a bit for a more health conscious meal.
Panic attacks may not appear to have an immediate cause but the inner workings of the mind and emotional responses often function without conscious awareness.
Today's youth are fashion conscious, technologically savvy, and growing up faster than ever.
To keep this look as modest as possible, it's best to avoid a body conscious fit.
For those who are value conscious, shopping at the end of the season can bring clearance prices and some great deals.
Note that not all of these appliances are needed right away, especially for the budget conscious.
Most vegetarians follow an environmentally conscious lifestyle, regardless of whether they chose to give up meat for ecological reasons or other rationale.
For an environmentally conscious gift, you can give your guests an evergreen seedling to be taken home and planted.
The key is to make a conscious effort to show you have thought about and care about her interests and love her enough to know them.
Classic gravel, sand, or even dirt can be a great natural accent, especially if the couple chooses an environmentally conscious wedding ceremony.
Jacket dresses offer the option for mothers of the brides to choose a sleeveless, strapless, or spaghetti-strapped dress they may not want to purchase otherwise without feeling self conscious or uncomfortable in their wedding wear.
Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understand Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.
If the person is conscious, is he or she confused?
The person telling the lie does not feel the response on a conscious level, but does react to it by touching his or her nose.
Was the story kicking around in your head for some time, or did you make a conscious decision to write a book and develop the story from there?
This is my second CD, which is very politically and socially conscious.
Preliminary reports state the Morgan Freeman was conscious, lucid and even cracked a few jokes with the rescue team despite the fact that they had to use the Jaws of Life to pry the 71-year-old actor from the car.
Let's face it, even the most budget conscious parent sometimes ooh and aah at designer looks recreated in tiny children's outfits.
Considered to be one of the most affordable designer lines, American Apparel is an excellent designer choice for the budget conscious.
No one wants to spend an arm and a leg for pants, and while fashion must always be taken into consideration when buying for girls, and teens in particular, you can also be price conscious.
Children are becoming fashion conscious at younger ages, so for parents who understand and want to indulge it, this is a perfect shop.
While it's easy to spot girls' trends, boys are not always so fashion conscious and a little assistance can be handy.
Do be conscious of the seasonal style changes, however.
Rare Editions dresses are a solid choice for budget conscious parents who still crave a memorable dress for their infant or toddler.
Many beautiful dog collars are unisex, and others are made specifically for fashion conscious males such as this masculine assortment of fancy collars from Dressed to the Canines.
This conscious capitalism has caught the eye of many top flight, professional musicians who now play First Act instruments.
In areas where labor is especially expensive, options such as modular housing should be explored for the budget conscious consumer.
This dedicated line of stylish products provides quality and craftsmanship at a price that even budget conscious consumers can afford.
In some cases, a granite counter can cost as little as $25 a square foot installed, making granite a more cost conscious product than some laminates.
The fashion conscious can browse any better sport store for the latest and greatest in men's workout gear.
Spreading good karma with their sunny disposition, organic t shirts, and earth conscious approach, Life is Good apparel appeals to all types of people.
The shorter strides should help you maintain this level of control in the torso, but it's something to be conscious of as you practice.
They are made for the fashion conscious male who wants to stand out from the crowd.
Over the past decades, organic beef and other meats have been soaring in popularity as the general public is slowly becoming more health conscious.
Choosing fair trade organic coffee is one way that socially conscious consumers can support small farm owners who are committed to sustainable agriculture and economically equitable business practices.
Organic gardens tend to take more of a conscious and concerted effort to maintain because you have to put more thought into pest control, weeds and feeding your produce.
The burgeoning interest in organic products and an ongoing trend toward natural fibers is making wool, silk and organic cotton more readily available than ever before, and at prices even the budget conscious consumer can afford.
Organic children's clothing are yet another way you can help your family become more conscious of the needs of this planet and the social responsibility of its citizens.
Slip dresses are very body conscious and do not offer much wiggle room.
Women today are health conscious, but it takes discipline and motivation to stick with any fitness routine.
Really good dresses are more likely to be made in countries where workers are not getting exploited and fabrics are made in an environmentally conscious way.
Women's plus size urban clothing brings the culture and expression of hip hop within the reach of the fashion conscious full figured woman.
A suit that feels completely uncomfortable or even just slightly snug will instantly make you feel self conscious and probably regretful of your purchase!
It reminds the reader that many kinds of circumstances can present a threat to our safety and that we should always be conscious of that.
It's a far better choice to be safety conscious in the first place.
Safety should be something that everyone in the workplace should be conscious of all the time.
He felt that the reason a dreamer cannot remember their dreams is because of the super ego's goal to protect the conscious mind from the thoughts and desires of the unconscious mind.
He did not believe that the conscious and subconscious functioned in opposing ways and that, in fact, dreams were a way to see how we truly felt since we think the same way when we are asleep as we do when we are awake.
They don't remember doing so, nor do they make a conscious decision to do so.
Make the conscious effort to remember your dreams, otherwise you will not.
Sleep is important in that it appears to help people recharge after conscious mental activity.
A person typically controls voluntary muscles on a conscious level; but sometimes, the muscles have spasms.
However, he suggested that nightmares were ways of the mind expressing events that people actually didn't want to have happen, so nightmares might occur as a warning to the conscious mind.
Most dreams are in color and noticing vivid colors is one of the ways to become aware of being lucid or conscious while dreaming.
Dreams are of particular interest because they seem to try to communicate to the conscious mind.
Some consider the occurrences to be the unconscious mind's attempts to communicate to the conscious mind while others see the events as a way for the unconscious mind to escape influence of consciousness.
However, Jung looked at the occurrences as helpful guides that help reveal the needs of the conscious mind.
Dreaming in color, especially vivid colors, is also a strong indicator that a person might be able to have a lucid or conscious dream.
In spite of conscious attempts to reduce sex role stereotyping in the final decades of the twentieth century and in the early 2000s, boys and girls are still treated differently by adults from the time they are born.
Self-mutilation, also called self-harm, self-injury or cutting, is the intentional destruction of tissue or alteration of the body done without the conscious wish to commit suicide, usually in an attempt to relieve tension.
To reap the full benefits of a vegetarian diet, vegetarians should be conscious of cholesterol and saturated fat intake.
Voluntary muscles-Muscles that can be moved by conscious thought.
Early, consistent, and conscious use of visual communication modes such as sign language, finger spelling, and cued speech, and/or hearing amplification and oral training can reduce the language delay.
Play with imagination and fantasy is the child's natural medium of self-expression and one that gives cues about the child's conscious and unconscious states.
If the child is conscious, he or she should lie down and elevate the feet.
These include genetic, biological, psychological, and social factors, as well as conscious choice.
Since about the 1970s, researchers have tended to rule out conscious choice.
The injured person may remain conscious or lose consciousness briefly and is disoriented for some minutes after the blow.