5, 6), show that, in defending these propositions, Gorgias availed himself of the arguments which Zeno had used to discredit the popular belief in the existence of the Many; in other words, that Gorgias turned the destructive logic of Zeno against the constructive ontology of Parmenides, thereby not only reducing Eleaticism to nothingness, but also, until such time as a better logic than that of Zeno should be provided, precluding all philosophical inquiry whatsoever.
And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.
This choice of final nothingness differs from that of Schopenhauer in being collective and not individual.
But the sensuous and phenomenal, as such, so far as they seem to imply independence of God, are mere privation and nothingness; things exist only through the presence of God in them, and the goal of creation, like its outset, is the repose of the Godhead.
But with the Indians this speculation leads to the complete abolition of all barriers between God and man, to a mystic pantheism, and to absorption in the universal Ego, in contrast with which the world becomes an unsubstantial phantasm and sinks into nothingness.
He is always charming, but he is rarely inspiring, except in a very few passages where the sense of vanity and nothingness possesses him with unusual strength.
Strange portents and warning phantasms did not check James: he sent forth a fleet of thirteen ships and 3000 men, which faded into nothingness: he declared war on Henry; and on the 22nd of August he crossed the border with all his force, including the highlanders and islesmen.
The track was long and ran straight to the edge of the roadway, and then into nothingness.
He hooked the light to his belt where it swung in an eerie arc, casting jumping shadows on the rock-strewn slope and yellow streaks into nothingness.
Endless days in the white marble colonnades of Heaven, endless kneeling to the Emperor, endless loss, endless nothingness.
comport with nothingness?
Our concepts of knowing and loving are necessarily dimmed with our own finitude, stained with our nothingness.
nothingness of death.
nothingness of reading that should concern us today.
nothingness of scorn and noise.
It became easier and easier to be still, experiencing the lovely, inner nothingness of peace.
I assume that I'm not the only one, so why do we find it so hard to imagine true nothingness?
The sheer scale makes the contemplation of this painting almost impossible: a vast canvas representing an absolute nothingness.
Is this God, is this absolute nothingness, is this death?
It is the attribute of the humble, those who have realized their own nothingness, those who have failed in love.
Different attitudes to what happened after death, including systems of eternal reward and punishment; belief in eternal nothingness; and ghosts.
In a black nothingness, not in my body.
I want to argue that it is precisely this seeming nothingness of reading that should concern us today.
There are a few isolated pockets of enlightened officers and members but they can hardly be recognized amidst the vast nothingness which prevails.
nothingness in front of him.
Why did God choose this moment of nothingness rather than that moment of nothingness in order to create the universe?
Skin shapes up, knots are kneaded into nothingness, ' fried ' feet board reflexology flights.
In the Apology he is represented as sure that " no evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death, " but as not knowing whether " death be a state of nothingness and utter unconsciousness, or a change or migration of the soul from this world to the next" (i.
When the greater part of the Will in existence is so far enlightened by reason as to perceive the inevitable misery of existence, a collective effort to will non-existence will be made, and the world will relapse into nothingness, the Unconscious into quiescence.
The wisdom of Xenophanes, like the wisdom of the Hebrew Preacher, showed itself, not in a theory of the universe, but in a sorrowful recognition of the nothingness of things and the futility of endeavour.
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