It is an expedient derived
from the wandering tribes of Indians.
It is also argued that ideas, or rather ideals, must be derived from a previous state of existence because they are more perfect than the sensible forms of them which are given by experience.
All philosophy, even that part of it which is said to be based upon experience, is really ideal; and ideas are not only derived from facts, but they are also prior to them and extend far beyond them, just as the mind is prior to the senses.
Unlike ancient philosophy, it has been unaffected by impressions derived from outward nature: it arose within the limits of the mind itself.
We can clearly see why all the inhabitants of an archipelago, though specifically distinct on the several islets, should be closely related to each other, and likewise be related, but less closely, to those of the nearest continent or other source whence immigrants were probably derived
If this great bed of pebbles, without including the mud necessarily derived
from their attrition, was piled into a mound, it would form a great mountain chain
From the former of these, he derived
an agreeable person, a sound constitution, a solid understanding, and a benevolent heart; by the latter, he was decreed to the inheritance of one of the largest estates in the county.
The reasons which I shall give against this theory will be mainly derived from previous authors.
1) Direct reasons, derived from analysis and its difficulties;
I cannot in any case agree with Keiss that my whole conception of the external world has been derived from perceptions.
Yes, but they--Wurt, and Knaust, and Pripasov--would answer that your consciousness of existence is derived from the conjunction of all your sensations, that that consciousness of existence is the result of your sensations.
At the same time, I entreat her to believe that the information which I have derived
from her Diary will in no respect help me to contribute to that failure.