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Nos duo Societate tuguriolum habemus ligneum, in quo vix posit mens commouere nos possumus.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
We must posit these three genera (essence, movement, and stability) because intelligence thinks each of them separately.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
Ibn Daud does not make use of creation to prove the existence of God, but neither does he posit eternal motion as Aristotle does.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
To posit nature by thought is to posit something irreducible to thought and therefore unthinkable.
THE REFORM OF EDUCATIONGIOVANNI GENTILE
They say they took it from August 14 for a month, and paid a dee-posit, and they was to come in to-day.
THE HARMSWORTH MAGAZINE, V. 1, 1898-1899, NO. 2VARIOUS
We find an argument directed416 against those who "posit being in matter."
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 4PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
But I posit difference in the original being, because I have originally found difference as a positive reality.
THE ESSENCE OF CHRISTIANITYLUDWIG FEUERBACH
Now why should we not posit quantity among the primary genera?
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
For how can he commend self-control and yet posit pleasure as the supreme good?
DE OFFICIISMARCUS TULLIUS CICERO
Nothing exists for it which it does not itself posit as its own.
PEDAGOGICS AS A SYSTEMKARL ROSENKRANZ
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO POSIT

  • assume
  • bank on
  • be afraid
  • conclude
  • conjecture
  • consider
  • count on
  • depend
  • figure
  • gather
  • guess
  • infer
  • jump the gun
  • posit
  • postulate
  • predicate
  • premise
  • presuppose
  • pretend
  • rely
  • speculate
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • take for granted
  • take it
  • think
  • trust
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