How to use Insists in a sentence

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  • He insists on that.

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  • He insists you two be with us before we move forward.

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  • Holden insists strongly upon infallibility.

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  • Ezekiel's own moral code is that of the prophets, which insists on the practice of the fundamental civic virtues.

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  • The Code fixes the price for building and insists on the builder's giving a year's guarantee of seaworthiness.

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  • He is a good enough Lutheran to quote as a " mystery " the Eucharist no less than the Trinity, while he insists that truths above are not against reason.

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  • But side by side with this literary transmission Berthelot insists that there was another mode of transmission, by means of the knowledge of practical receipts and processes traditional among jewellers, painters, workers in glass and pottery, and other handicraftsmen.

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  • Careful experiment and observation, not the inner consciousness, are, he insists, the only foundations of true science.

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  • Hence the strength with which a champion of the faith like Anselm insists on the subordination of reason.

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  • He is more original when he insists on the value of translation and retranslation for acquiring a mastery over Latin prose composition, and when he protests against compelling boys to converse in Latin too soon.

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  • Ascham's influence is apparent in the Positions of Mulcaster, who in 1581 insists on instruction in English before admission to a grammar-school, while he is distinctly in advance of his age in urging the foundation of a special college for the training of teachers.

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  • Cyprian insists on the admixture of water, which he says represented the humanity of Jesus, as wine his godhood.

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  • The " Young Turkish " government has problems to face which will be equally difficult, if it insists on endeavouring to institute centralized government in Turkey on the French model.

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  • Fraser (Short Cut to India, p. 1 34) insists that in the undulating plains the direct rainfall is quite sufficient for agricultural purposes.

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  • Kant insists upon treating these as Begriffe, notions, and assigns to them certain characteristics of notions.

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  • It has been the habit of biologists to use the terms variation, selection, elimination, correlation and so forth, vaguely; the new school, which has been strongly reinforced from the side of physical science, insists on quantitative measurements of the terms. When the anatomist says that one race is characterized by long heads, another by round heads, the biometricist demands numbers and percentages.

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  • The fourth book, De Vera Sapientia et Religione, insists upon the inseparable union of true wisdom and true religion, and maintains that this union is made real in the person of Christ.

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  • Whatever the shortcomings of individual writers may be, modern idealism differs, as we have seen, from the arrested idealism of Berkeley precisely in the point on which dualism insists.

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  • Like Aristotle, he insists that virtue, being relative, cannot be ascribed to God.

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  • He defends a restrictive policy and insists on the necessity of the action of the state as a regulating power in the industrial world.

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  • His lengthy explanations are the more grievous because he insists on the same points in several of his books.

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  • The opposing school (the Sumerists) insists that these Hastings's Diet.

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  • In comparing man with the lower animals, Charron insists that there are no breaks in nature.

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  • He insists on the diversities in religions; he dwells also on what would indicate a common origin.

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  • He insists throughout on the unity and the indivisibility of God, whereas Plotinus and Porphyry had admitted not only a Trinity, but even an Ennead (nine-fold personality).

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  • In the former he calls attention to the growing strength of Austria and France, and insists on the necessity of some third power, by which he clearly means Prussia, counterbalancing their excessive influence.

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  • It insists that all thought is personal and purposive and that "pure"' thought is a figment.

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  • Klebs insists that the only solution of such problems is the subjection of the algae in question to a rigorous method of pure culture.

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  • But public opinion still insists, in considerable circles even in Europe, on restrictions of a more or less defined kind, both as to marriage and as to eating together.

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  • He insists on its objectivity.

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  • It is in this connexion that he insists on the necessity of the Nay to the Yea, of the negative to the positive.

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  • St Paul also believes in this, but insists that it is subordinate to the peaceable fruits of righteousness.

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  • Paul insists that he was appointed the apostle to the Gentiles, as Peter was to the Circumcision; and that circumcision and the observance of the Jewish law were of no importance to the Christian as such.

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  • The Pythagoreans and Orphic mystae so abstained all their life long, and Porphyry eloquently insists on such a discipline for all who "are not content merely to talk about Reason, but are really intent on casting aside the body and living through Reason with Truth.

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  • The anthropological expert, on the other hand, insists on making the primitive point of view itself the be-all and end-all of his investigations.

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  • The Teaching of the Apostles, c. loo, merely insists on "living," that is, clear and running water.

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  • The Compendium errorum selects four papal constitutions which involved a declaration against evangelical poverty, and insists that they are full of heresy.

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  • But, whereas the new scholarch, confining himself to the detailed examination of natural kinds, attempted no comprehensive explanation of the universe, Aristotle held that a theory of its origin, its motions, and its order was a necessary adjunct to the classificatory sciences; and in nearly all his references to Speusippus he insists upon this fundamental difference of procedure.

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  • The school of Saint-Simon insists strongly on the claims of merit; they advocate a social hierarchy in which each man shall be placed according to his capacity and rewarded according to his works.

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  • He insists that this is the true method of philosophy as applied to consciousness, in which alone the facts of experience appear.

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  • But while he insists on repentance and mortification, he says nothing about public confession or discipline.

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  • Theistic Contents philosophy thinks of God as the absolute being; and of every monotheistic religion insists, not indeed that theology.

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  • But for a general interpretation of Lord Beaconsfield and his career none serves so well as that which Froude insists on most.

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  • And many scientific thinkers, while professing allegiance to a theory which insists upon the independence of each parallel series, in reality tacitly assume the superior importance if not the controlling force of the physical over the psychical terms. But a mere insistence upon the complete independence of the physical series coupled with the belief that its changes are wholly explicable as modes of motion, that the study of molecular physics is competent to explain all the phenomena of life and organic movements, is sufficient to eliminate the possibility of spontaneity and free origination from the universe.

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  • These distinctions, he insists, have an objective reality, The cognizable by reason no less than the relations of Cambridge space or number; and he endeavours to refute moralists, Hobbism - which he treats as a " novantique philo- C d sophy," a mere revival of the relativism of Protagoras - chiefly by the following argumentum ad hominem.

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  • So Hume insists emphatically on the " reality of moral obligation "; but is found to mean no more by this than the real existence of the likes and dislikes that human beings feel for each other's qualities.

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  • Dr Wilde insists on there being "nothing incongruous with the laws of nature in the theory that the sun, moon and stars influence men's physical bodies and conditions, seeing that man is made up of a physical part of the earth."

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  • Tatian does not deny the stories of the Greek mythology - indeed he protests against any attempt to allegorize it - but he insists that these stories are the record of the deeds of demons and have no religious value.

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  • He overflows with anecdotes, seldom indeed gets beyond the anecdotal stage, yet from this all study of nature must begin; and he sees everywhere intelligence and beauty, love and sociality, where a later view of nature insists primarily on mere adaptation of interests or purely competitive struggles.

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  • He insists on the value of the upper lip or labrum for generic distinction, and as an aid in affiliating larval forms of different stages to their several species.

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  • The second quality upon which Polybius insists as distinguishing his history from all others is its "pragmatic" character.

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  • The company insists it has " normal relations " with 12 unions in Colombia, including collective bargaining covering wages and working conditions.

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  • However, the Bible is not dualistic since it insists that God remains ultimately Sovereign even over Satan and evil.

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  • Rick Parry insists Rafa Benitez is already ensconced in his Anfield role.

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  • When someone insists on such a point with such ferocity, you have to ask - why?

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  • Mr Sabri, Iraqi foreign minister, insists that Mr Blix has come under US pressure not to agree to any compromise with Baghdad.

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  • The oldest or cameras of the games two to eu still insists.

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  • In fact, she has a special love potion from Italy which she insists will help things along.

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  • I have a neighbor who insists on working on the Sabbath.

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  • Even a sprightly octogenarian insists on taking his place on the roster.

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  • Now, Mr. Holland who was on the railroad overpass, here, insists that he heard a shot from here.

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  • However he insists that he is not one to just pontificate but get things done.

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  • The lodge itself is managed by the larger-than-life, Joseph, who insists on everyone wearing a sarong for the evening meal.

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  • Ivan Lewis, minister for adult skills, insists it is a win-win scenario.

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  • Britain's Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks insists that there is " no immediate threat to gas supplies.

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  • Whether Mr Morrison insists his mother wears racing driver's underpants is a matter that still requires clarification.

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  • Another proposition on which Say insists is that every value is consumed and is created only to be consumed.

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  • In his writing Super potestate summi pontificis octo quaestionum decisions (1339-1342) Occam attacks the temporal supremacy of the pope, insists on the independence of kingly authority, which he maintains is as much an ordinance of.

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  • A snappy rondo theme insists on dressing up in a different texture each time it returns.

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  • The US government insists that subcritical testing is consistent with the zero yield CTBT.

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  • Britain 's Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks insists that there is no immediate threat to gas supplies.

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  • Continue reading Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson insists he is unconcerned that new contract talks with Rio Ferdinand have reached deadlock.

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  • Whether Mr Morrison insists his mother wears racing driver 's underpants is a matter that still requires clarification.

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  • If you or your partner insists on using an odd baby name, make it the middle name.

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  • Although none of these recipes insists on using key limes or key lime juice, they are worth the higher price.

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  • No mortgage has been paid, as Smith insists the house was a gift.

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  • Melanie Brown, former Spice Girl and ex-girlfriend of Eddie Murphy, insists that Murphy is the father of her unborn child.

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  • Despite the marital rumblings, Diaz insists there will be no wedding.

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  • While rumors have circulated about her dating co-star Robert Pattinson, she insists that they are just good friends.

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  • While the risk of the show concept moving forward seems pretty low, Goldstein insists that talks have gone as far as scheduling ideas, including airing right after the Superbowl in 2010.

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  • Rumors had been circulating about a possible romance between Ledger and Mary-Kate, though Olsen insists that they were just friends.

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  • Kids will ask for brand name clothing, and yet there is no written rule that insists you are a bad parent if you opt for the affordable option instead.

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  • If your daughter insists on wearing a revealing dress indoors make sure she covers up with a beautiful wool cloak or full-length dress coat with matching muffler when she is outdoors.

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  • If your child insists on dressing herself, then overalls are certainly a great choice.

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  • For example, if your teenage grandkids want to rock climb, swim and chill out in a video arcade while your daughter insists on doing yoga each morning, you need to find a ship that accommodates each person's needs and wants.

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  • Although we've been trying to house train him from the time we brought him home, he still insists on going in the house.

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  • Others insists homeowners continue using slow-release fertilizer so as not to burn the lawn.

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  • He protests that he already has a dinner jacket, but she insists.

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  • While modern vernacular usually insists that a sexy dress be one that shows a lot of skin, the reality is that real sexiness comes from confidence.

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  • The child insists on sitting up or complains of a sore throat and is drooling.

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  • Your grandma predicts a girl because of your craving for sweets yet an aunt insists it's a boy by the shape of your belly.

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  • Your partner insists on using the computer alone and spends a lot of time online or using secret email accounts.

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  • This versatility may be vital to a woman who insists that her jewelry present a unified appearance.

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  • If your ex-fiancé insists you keep the ring, thank him politely.

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  • Whether you prefer a basic pair in a neutral color like brown or black, or you're ready to paint the town in a bright red pair of high-heeled boots, you'll find that this footwear insists on being the focal point of your ensemble.

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  • She insists that she has no contact with any of the actors, producers or writers.

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  • Despite the vast amount of accurate and reliable information shared on Toni's Spoiler, Helen insists that she is in no way affiliated with CBS or The Young and the Restless.

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  • Of course, Noel laughs at her, but Felicity insists on the seriousness of her statement.

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  • The US Department of Health and Human Services insists that vaccines do not cause autism.

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  • For example, Slim Fast insists that if you choose two of their food products and one sensible meal each day, weight will simply melt away.

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  • He insists that his study was peer reviewed by the Endocrine Society.

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  • All of that lifting and tucking might sound pretty painful, but on their homepage, the Lauren Silva Group insists that it's not.

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  • Food items that expired years ago are frozen, and Jill insists that many things are still fit to eat.

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  • The family also insists that the children eschew dating in favor of a "courtship" method of finding a mate.

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  • Despite the best efforts of the rest of the crew, she refuses to consider the suggestion that Suzee might exist only in her head - they live in parallel dimensions, she insists, and their brain waves happen to be on the same frequency.

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  • I'd feel much better if he returned with us but if he insists on staying, it's his choice.

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  • Kant insists that they are incompatible with each 4 Part ii.

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  • He repeatedly insists on the impossibility of senseless matter putting on sense.'

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  • Kolbe, on the other hand, insists that the weevils are the most modified of all beetles, being highly specialized as regards their adult structure, and developing from legless maggots exceedingly different from the adult; he regards the Adephaga, with their active armoured larvae with two foot-claws, as the most primitive group of beetles, and there can be little doubt that the likeness between larvae and adult may safely be accepted as a primitive character among insects.

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  • In this all-important doctrine of the Sephiroth, the Kabbalah insists upon the fact that these potencies are not creations of the En Soph, which would be a diminution of strength; that they form among themselves and with the En Soph a strict unity, and simply represent different aspects of the same being, just as the different rays which proceed from the light, and which appear different things to the eye, are only different manifestations of one and the same light; that for this reason they all alike partake of the perfections of the En Soph; and that as emanations from the Infinite, the Sephiroth are infinite and perfect like the En Soph, and yet constitute the first finite things.

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  • From President Monroe's declaration has grown up what is now known as the Monroe Doctrine, which, in substance, insists that America forms a separate system apart from Europe, wherein still existing European possessions may be tolerated, but on the understanding that no extension of them, and no establishment of European control over a nominally independent American state, will be allowed.

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  • It insists on the erection of fonts; on distinction of grades among the ordained clergy; on not postponing baptism too long; on bishops and priests alone, and not deacons, being allowed to baptize and lay hands on or confirm the baptized; on avoiding communion with Arians; on the use of unleavened bread in the Sacrament, &c. We learn from it that the bishop of Basen and Bagrevand was an Arian at that time.

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  • Funck-Brentano also insists that the references to the "ancien prisonnier" in 1696 and 1697 must be to Mattioli, giving ancien the meaning of "late" or "former" (as in the phrase "ancien ministre"), and regarding it as an expression pertinent to Mattioli, who had been at Pignerol with Saint-Mars but not at Exiles, and not to Dauger, who had always been with SaintMars.

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  • Although he denies liberty to the will in this sense - indeed, strictly speaking, neither liberty nor necessity, he says, is properly applied to the will, " for the will itself is not an agent that has a will " - he nevertheless insists that the subject willing is a free moral agent, and argues that without the determinate connexion between volition and motive which he asserts and the libertarians deny, moral agency would be impossible.

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