Origin of intellection
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I came [to personal essays] through the route of, if you want to call it intellection or a kind of interpretive [genre].Daphne Merkin on Lena Dunham, Book Criticism, and Self-Examination
December 26, 2014
We divide all intellection: the obviously preposterousness and the established.The Book of the Damned
But inert and inadequate in muscular action, it is negative in intellection.
Rays from it are deflected toward the concrete, to function as Intellection.
But all this, be it understood, has no reference to the higher forms of intellection.A History of Science, Volume 4(of 5)
Henry Smith Williams
But, the instrument of intellection completed, it is quickly brought into use, and now results of the highest order appear.History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)
John William Draper
- mental activity; thought
- an idea or thought
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