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Bosanquet

[boh-zuh n-ket, -kit] /ˈboʊ zənˌkɛt, -kɪt/
noun
1.
Bernard, 1848–1923, English philosopher and writer.
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  • Bosanquet evidently regards the former problem as the easier of the two.

  • The consent of Miss Bosanquet's relatives was readily and cordially given.

    Fletcher of Madeley Frederic W. Macdonald
  • "We are watching the rise of a new agnosticism," remarked Dr. Bosanquet.

    Bergson and His Philosophy J. Alexander Gunn
  • The defining of the problem suggests the view of the nature of reality out of which Bosanquet's theory of the judgment grows.

  • We have already reviewed Bosanquet's difficulties in attempting to explain the universality of ideas.

  • When Bosanquet talks of knowing reality, he means possessing ideas which are an accurate reproduction of reality.

  • What Bosanquet wishes to do is to make the term "judgment" cover both the implicit and the explicit activities.

  • We have already pointed out the difficulties into which Bosanquet's presupposition as to the nature of reality plunges him.

  • Ideas, as Bosanquet represented them, proved to be extremely unsatisfactory tools to use in building up a knowledge of reality.

  • But Bosanquet's difficulties with the parts of the judgment are not disposed of even by the reduction to subject and predication.

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