Quotes: conceiving

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  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Awareness of universals is called conceiving, and a universal of which we are aware is called a concept.
    Source: Logical and Philosophical Papers, 1909-13
  • Arthur Peacocke
    Arthur Peacocke
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    Classical philosophical theism maintained the ontological distinction between God and creative world that is necessary for any genuine theism by conceiving them to be of different substances, with particular attributes predicated of each.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    The difference between writing a book and being on television is the difference between conceiving a child and having a baby made in a test tube.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    The proper method of philosophy consists in clearly conceiving the insoluble problems in all their insolubility and then in simply contemplating them, fixedly and tirelessly, year after year, without any hope, patiently waiting.
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