conceive of

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We could, on the other hand, seize the essence of the object of a proposition, and conceive of it without having recourse to a demonstration.
For, it is possible to conceive of a being which cannot be conceived not to exist; and this is greater than one which can be conceived not to exist.
He argues that because he has an idea of perfection against which he measures himself, he can only conceive of himself as imperfect or finite in the face of this perfection or infinitude.