How to use Posits in a sentence
The ego then posits itself as real.
What the ego posits is real.
According to him, the Ego posits first itself (thesis); secondly, the non-Ego, the other, opposite to itself (antithesis); and, thirdly, this non-Ego within itself (synthesis), so that all reality is in consciousness.
Hence it is the office of the theory of knowledge to show that the Ego posits the thing per se as only existing for itself, a noumenon in the sense of a product of its own thinking.
Further, according to Fichte, on the one hand the Ego posits itself as determined through the non-Ego - no object, no subject; this is the principal fact about theoretical reason; on the other hand, the Ego posits itself as determining the non-Ego - no subject, no object; this is the principal fact about practical reason.Advertisement
Hence he united theoretical and practical reason, which Kant had separated, and both with will, which Kant had distinguished; for he held that the Ego, in positing the non-Ego, posits both its own limit and its own means to the end, duty, by its activity of thinking which requires will.
Thus the complete metaphysical idealism of Fichte's Wissenschaftslehre formed out of the incomplete metaphysical idealism of Kant's Kritik, is the theor y on its epistemological side that the Ego posits the non-Ego as a thing in itself, and yet as only a thing existing for it as its own noumenon, and on its metaphysical side that in consequence all reality is the Ego and its own determinations, which are objective, or valid for all, as determinations, not of you or of me, but of the consciousness common to all of us, the pure or absolute Ego.
Lastly, Fichte called this system realism, in so far as it posits the thing in itself as another thing; idealism, in so far as it posits it as a noumenon which is a product of its own thinking; and on the whole real idealism or ideal realism.
God does not seem to find much place in the Wissenschaftslehre, where mankind is the absolute and nature mankind's product, and where God neither could be an absolute Ego which posits objects in the non-Ego to infinity without ever completing the process, nor could be even known to exist apart from the moral order which is man's destination.
The method resembles that of the First Epistle of John, for although the errorists attacked in the latter manifesto are not those of the pastorals, and although the one writer eschews entirely the inner authority of the Spirit which the other posits, the same anti-gnostic emphasis on practical religion and stereotyped doctrine is felt in both.Advertisement
The ego posits itself, but reflection on the given shows that we must add that it posits also the non-ego.
The answer to this is that in the case of contradictory statements - A and not A - the latter is a mere negation of the former, and posits nothing; and the negation of a notion with positive attributes, as the finite, does not extend beyond abolishing the given attributes as an object of thought.
Prynne posits a conflict between the iconography available through meditational perceptions of nature, and the iconography of religious art and pious objects.
We can consequently treat rationality as a theoretical posit, much like electrons, viruses and the other theoretical posits of science.
She also posits a connection with witch rites on nearby Cadbury Hill.Advertisement
Skolimowski instead posits the duality of body and thought manifested through differing forms.
The self posits itself, and by virtue of this mere self-assertion it exists.
It posits a dynasty where none existed and then usurps for itself the right of succession.
Feng shui posits that every object in a room should be carefully placed and balanced with other design elements to make sure that a desirable energy is created.
This model posits that information, motivation, and behavior are the primary determinants of AIDS-related preventive behavior.Advertisement
So this diet posits that if you stop eating all that sugar and replace it with more complex carbohydrates and lean protein, insulin levels will stay consistent, helping people lose weight.
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Sheri Tepper posits a different future, one in which, after some nameless apocalypse, the women decide you just can't trust men to run anything.
The movement, inspired by the late Father Edward Holloway, posits that God works through evolution to bring about an ordered cosmos.Advertisement