Synthesis as the work of thought always supplies, beside the mere conjunction or disjunction of ideas, a ground of their coherence or non-coherence.
Amid all the varying and contradictory phenomena of the universe there is something which gives coherence and intelligibility to them.
This, had it been retained, would have destroyed the coherence of the Reichstag as representative of the whole nation.
But the rams need only cease to suppose that all that happens to them happens solely for the attainment of their sheepish aims; they need only admit that what happens to them may also have purposes beyond their ken, and they will at once perceive a unity and coherence in what happened to the ram that was fattened.
Its effect upon logic is rather to be seen in the rethinking of the traditional body of logical doctrine in the light of an absolute presupposed as ideal, with the postulate that a regulative ideal must ultimately exhibit itself as constitutive, the justification of the postulate being held to lie in the coherence and all-inclusiveness of the result.
As yet neither of these movements has shown sufficient coherence or stability to establish itself as a rival to the main current of philosophy in England.
This would bring a greater coherence of worship among the chaos of local cults.
This, in its new organization, conferred on Germany the long-coveted unity and coherence the lack of which had been a source of weakness.
Still greater coherence and inevitability is seen in the life of Alexander I, the man who stood at the head of the countermovement from east to west.
The Visigoth kingdom presents an appearance of coherence which was very far from corresponding to the reality.