Definition of Conceptions

1. Noun. (plural of conception) ¹

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Definition of Conceptions

1. conception [n] - See also: conception

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Literary usage of Conceptions

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1. Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant (1901)
"J CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON I proper duty of a transcendental philosophy; what remains is the logical treatment of the conceptions in philosophy in general. ..."

2. Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy by Benjamin Rand (1908)
"It is the privilege as well as the duty of transcendental philosophy, to proceed in the search for its conceptions upon a definite principle; ..."

3. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"But judgment does not always consist of conceptions. It is not a combination of conceptions; it does not arise from conceptions, nor even at first require ..."

4. Sociology in Its Psychological Aspects by Charles Abram Ellwood (1912)
"The multiplicity of conceptions of sociology seems to the beginning student, ... The multiplicity of these conceptions is not, of course, nearly as great as ..."

5. History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time by Friedrich Ueberweg (1876)
"Eliminating, therefore, this qualification, we have left, rom Kant's definition : Knowledge through conceptions. But such knowledge is an ..."

6. The Financial Policy of Corporations by Arthur Stone Dewing (1920)
"With this theoretical definition we are not here concerned, except to comment that all other conceptions of capital are ultimately based on this description ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"The answer is that the conceptions underlying mathematics, music and painting have already been acquired spontaneously, have become part of our very nature ..."

8. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1904)
"Stage of gathering conceptions. Characterized by sense perception of simple wholes. 6. Stage of relating conceptions. Characterized by natural tendency to ..."

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