Existential Sentence Examples
Her existential dilemma is that she doesn't want to be a grown-up.
Modal, impersonal, existential judgments are all accounted for.
In all areas, everybody, for one reason or another, is asking almost existential questions.
His writings prior to 1960 are in the tradition of existential phenomenology.
On the one hand, early in the igth century Herbart started the view that a categorical judgment is never a judgment of existence, but always hypothetical; on the other hand, in the latter part of the century Brentano started the view that all categorical judgments are existential.Advertisement
The spirit of protest is that of the existential analysis of man's actual predicament.
The existential quantifier argument will work if the ordinal stage at which the model is being constructed is a weakly compact cardinal.
After doing a film with such heavy existential and philosophical subject matter, Day-Lewis turned to comedy, in Stars and Bars.
I'd also love to make some great European road movie - lots of existential angst, heavy emotions.
Brentano's much stronger claim is however that no propositions at all are accepted in such judgements, not even existential ones.Advertisement
It emphasizes the ultimacy of spiritual values; yet it demonstrates that the roots of spiritual life lie in conditions that are essentially existential.
But critical phenomenology can be used to show that law's existential claims in this area are hollow.
The existential quantifier is an analog of the English expression " there exists ", or perhaps just " there is " .
Inference then, so far as it starts from categorical and existential premises, causes conclusions, or inferential judgments, which require conceptions, but are categorical and existential judgments beyond conception.
All these are beliefs in being and existence, and this existential belief is first in sense, and afterwards transferred to memory and inference.Advertisement
Not to mention Julie's otherworldly voice of soft existential eroticism that's surely impossible for anyone to resist.
Therefore, we are entitled to say that the idea of death constitutes the central theme of this deeply existential poetry.
If we underwent hypnosis, would our cultural background shape the emergence of an existential reality that had no basis in fact?
Those that wouldn't would certainly be negative propositions and possibly existential propositions.
It combines elements of psychoanalysis, existential philosophy and gestalt psychology.Advertisement
The existential journeys of Rice's vampires created romantic tropes that vie with the philosophical arguments presented in most speculative fiction.
He brought existential propositions, indeed, within a rational system through the principle that it must be feasible to assign a sufficient reason for them, but he refused to bring them under the conception of identity or necessity, i.e.
Sense, then, is the origin of judgment; and the consequence is that primary judgments are true, categorical and existential judgments of sense, and primary inferences are inferences from categorical and existential premises to categorical and existential conclusions, which are true so far as they arise from outer and inner sense, and proceed to things similar to sensible things.
Again, since sense is the origin of memory and experience, memorial and experiential judgments are categorical and existential judgments, which so far as they report sensory judgments are always true.
Finally, since sense, memory and experience are the origin of inference, primary inference is categorical and existential, starting from sensory, memorial and experiential judgments as premises, and proceeding to inferential judgments as conclusions, which are categorical and existential, and are true, so far as they depend on sense, memory and experience.Advertisement
It requires an idea, because every object is conceived as well as recognized or denied; but it is itself an assertion of actual fact, every perception counts for a judgment, and every categorical is changeable into an existential judgment without change of sense (Brentano, who derives his theory from Mill except that he denies the necessity of a combination of ideas, and reduces a categorical to an existential judgment).
On the one hand, having reduced categorical judgments to an existential form, Brentano proposes to reform the syllogism, with the results that it must contain four terms, of which two are opposed and two appear twice; that, when it is negative, both premises are negative; and that, when it is affirmative, one premise, at least, is negative.
No existential form suits a judgment such as " A centaur is a fiction," when we do not believe that there is a centaur, or that reality includes a centaur.
So again in determining the " import " of propositions, it is no accident that in all save existential propositions it is to the familiar rubrics of associationism - co-existence, sequence, causation and resemblance - that he refers for classification, while his general formula as to the conjunctions of connotations is associationist through and through.
Finally, a universal judgment is often existential; but whether it is so or not it remains categorical, so long as it introduces no hypothetical antecedent about the existence of the thing signified by the subject.