Christianity, regarded objectively as one of the great religions of the world, owes its rise to Jesus of Nazareth, in ancient Galilee.
hearing, and objectively the vibratory motion which produces the sensation of sound.
On the whole, however, there is a disposition to look at the book more objectively and to follow up the hints as to its aim given by the author in his opening verses.
Those Ideas according to which all reality is objectively shaped - and therefore too, as a modern would add, subjectively construed - include the idea of the Good, which Plato identifies with God.
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.
Pleasure is nothing objective and objectively measurable: it is simply feeling pleased.
He ingeniously suggested that the external agent is one feeling regarded objectively, and the internal effect another feeling regarded subjectively; " and therefore," to quote his own words, " to say that it is a molecular movement which produces a sensation of sound, is equivalent to saying that a sensation of sight produces a sensation of hearing."
This proof rests, objectively regarded, on a fallacy; for the law, of which the validity is threatened by the doctrine of justification, is that part of the book of the law which demands the observance of all commands, not that which relates anything about Abraham.
The idea of MacCullagh's aether, and its property of purely rotational elasticity which had been expounded objectively by W.
Accordingly, his final conclusion is that " existence - the absolute - is known to us in feeling," and " the external changes are symbolized as motion, because that is the mode of feeling into which all others are translated when objectively considered: objective consideration being the attitude of looking at the phenomena, whereas subjective consideration is the attitude of any other sensible response."
From this work and from his Gifford lectures we learn objectively what had previously been inferred from his critical works.
As a convinced realist he took his standpoint on nature and experience, and could afford to look on objectively at the controversies of the metaphysicians.
It is a world of communication of thought, where persons as thinkers need to utter in language truths objectively valid for the mundus communis.
Subjectively, though not objectively, these visions may be supposed to have appeared to Gotama.
Consequently, Kant's explanation of the unity of a thing is that there is always one thing in itself causing in us many phenomena, which as understood by us are objectively valid for all our consciousnesses.
But in Kant's view the universal content of this will is only given in the formal condition of "only acting as one can desire all to act," to be subjectively applied by each rational agent to his own volition; whereas Hegel conceives the universal will as objectively presented to each man in the laws, institutions and customary morality of the community of which he is a member.
We'd sure all be near the top on anyone else's listâ€”anyone who was looking at this business objectively.
Rather than panic and overreact when you're surprised by events, you can deal with it objectively and analytically.
If the employer refuses they must explain why in writing and give objectively justifiable reasons.
Calvin was also involved in a protracted and somewhat vexing dispute with the Lutherans respecting the Lord's Supper, which ended in the separation of the evangelical party into the two great sections of Lutherans and Reformed, - the former holding that in the eucharist the body and blood of Christ are objectively and consubstaritially present, and so are actually partaken of by the communicants, and the latter that there is only a virtual presence of the body and blood of Christ, and consequently only a spiritual participation thereof through faith.
justifyefusal of a request to work beyond 65 must be objectively justified by the Employer.
Social identity may not necessarily be objectively observable - it may be largely a subjective construction.
Covering a range of sectors, they have the advantage of providing common, objectively verifiable measures of progress in world development.
There is more than a touch of Matthew Arnold in this; though, while Arnold held nothing in religious experience beyond morality to be objectively genuine, Bruce believed in God's " gracious " purpose.
Its main tenet, that we have an immediate perception of the external world, is roughly expressed in the following words of Reid: " I do perceive matter objectively - that is, something which is extended and solid, which may be measured and weighed,.
concepts of natural groups objectively regarded, to categories, to aesthetic and ethical ideals, to the concrete aims of the craftsman as well as to scientific laws - that have obscured his doctrine, viz.
This connexion is something of an afterthought to distinguish from the potential contingency of the objectively possible the real contingency of the actual, for which the " cause or reason " of Spinoza 6 could not account.
To set forth this period in the Prophet 's career objectively, without offending modern Muslim susceptibilities, is difficult in the extreme.
Similarly, you need to develop a thick skin so you can assess market reaction to your product objectively and astutely.
That may be nearly impossible, especially if you've lived there for many years and have cherished memories, but you must be able to think objectively about it as a property.
Most skiers find it difficult to objectively assess their own abilities and performance.
While it is possible to manage your own anger, some people have difficulty looking at themselves objectively.
To review organic farming and gardening objectively, it is also essential to consider the drawbacks of these practices to help you make the best choice for you.
They serve to help the dreamer look at the images objectively by offering different associations to the symbols.
Diagnosis can be objectively assessed using the Apgar score-a recording of the physical health of a newborn infant, determined after examination of the adequacy of respiration, heart action, muscle tone, skin color, and reflexes.
Attitude is one component of academic success that is rarely measured objectively.
Myopia is diagnosed by determining a child's unaided vision and is confirmed objectively by the eye care practitioner with various techniques, including retinoscopy and refraction.
They develop empathy, teamwork skills, and the intellectual ability to objectively analyze the sibling relationship.
Learning to see a relationship ending objectively - neither good nor bad but rather something that just is - will help you move forward toward letting go of the past and holding an open heart toward your future Mr. Right.
If used objectively, these signals can be like a sixth sense that warns you to pay attention, something is not right here!
The process of writing down your thoughts is also a good way to learn how to look at your situation more objectively.
When you take time to keep track of your food intake, you are allowing yourself to look at your daily habits objectively.
We'd sure all be near the top on anyone else's list—anyone who was looking at this business objectively.
The mind coming through a thousand phases of mistake and disappointment to a sense and realization of its true position in the universe - such is the drama which is consciously Hegel's own history, but is represented objectively as the process of spiritual history which the philosopher reproduces in himself.
A visit to Switzerland in the summer of 1775 may not have weakened his interest in her, but it at least allowed him to regard her objectively; and, without tragic consequences on either side, the passion was ultimately allowed to yield to the dictates of common-sense.
To a reader not acquainted with the peculiar nature of the man, which led him to regard what commended itself to him as therefore objectively true, they must be, moreover, entirely unintelligible and, from their peculiar, pietistic tone and scriptural jargon, probably offensive.
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.
Passing to consider what actions are virtuous, we first observe generally that the morality of an act is in part, but only in part, determined by its particular motive; it partly depends on its external object and circumstances, which render it either objectively in harmony with the " order of reason " or the reverse.
By the 19th century astronomers had developed the technology to objectively measure a star's brightness.
Significantly, these concepts, which are never clarified, are presented as objectively determinable and shared norms.
An objectively measurable statistical comparison of performance Of the systems reviewed is not yet feasible.
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