Indeed, there is a hint that a synthetic philosophy is exactly what Davidson never seeks to attain.
With eager haste I sought to compass the "synthetic philosophy."
This is a statement in which the author of the synthetic philosophy would probably have very little change to suggest.
The synthetic philosophy was taking form in Spencer's mind, and together they threshed out the straw and garnered the grain.
The record of these facts is of some moment as evidencing that the scheme of the synthetic philosophy took definite shape in 1857.
His synthetic philosophy perhaps did more than anything else to make the idea of evolution familiar in England.
There are early essays of his that are as cold, as logically adamant, and as tortuous as sentences from the synthetic philosophy.
His synthetic philosophy had a grand aim, but it was manifestly unsatisfactory.