The assize had no more to cognize upon, but his own confession, yet brought him in guilty.
Still, you could not cognize in concreto the object of your ideas in any experience.
To think an object and to cognize an object are by no means the same thing.
By attribute, I understand that by which I cognize any mode of existence.
But, assuming that "conceive" is a general term for cognize, the conclusion developed just above is inevitable.
To know or cognize is, to know the Cause; when we know the Cause, we are satisfied with our cognition.
What we cognize in matter is nothing but relations (what we call its internal determinations are but comparatively internal).
Cognition from principles, then, is that cognition in which I cognize the particular in the general by means of conceptions.
Sense-ideas which look upon the world as a world of independent objects, do not cognize the world truly.
When we cognize an object we do it by referring that object to the class of objects which in one or more respects it resembles.