Hegel undoubtedly meant to affirm that the actual was rational in the face of the philosophy which set up subjective feeling and reason against it.
In no single act of affirmation of cause or substance, much less in such a primitive act, do we affirm the universality of their application.
It follows that the only wise course is to be content with an attitude of indifference, neither to affirm nor to deny.
He explains the possibility of error on the ground that the mind possesses the liberum arbitrium indifferentiae and can always refuse to affirm the truth of a conclusion drawn from premises which are not selfevident.
We must provisionally affirm life and devote ourselves to social evolution, instead of striving after a happiness which is impossible; in so doing we shall find that morality renders life less unhappy than it would otherwise be.
This saying appears to imply a settled life in Canaan, but both affirm the warlike significance of Yahweh and the ark.
In logic, ignorance is that state of mind which for want of evidence is equally unable to affirm or deny one thing or another.
Zeno, the anonymous merchant and Angiolello affirm that the devotee was defeated and killed in battlethe first making his conqueror to be Alamut, the second a general of Alamuts, and the third an officer sent by Rustam named Suleiman Bey.
Jesus used the word to affirm his own utterances, not those of another person, and this usage was adopted by the church.
Naude that he has committed more faults than he has discovered in Cardan, and with Charles Nisard that his object seems to be to deny all that Cardan affirms and to affirm all that Cardan denies.