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That is but an ingenious metaphysical point, as he goes on to show.
Another time, when Ernest had just said that the metaphysical philosophers could never stand the test of truth, Dr.
He was the greatest metaphysical genius whom the world has seen; and in him, more than in any other ancient thinker, the germs of future knowledge are contained.
This view of the reciprocal causal independence of mind and matter has no basis except in metaphysical theory.
Personally, he was an intellectual moralist, and more offending to him than platitudinous pomposity was the morality of those about him, which was a curious hotchpotch of the economic, the metaphysical, the sentimental, and the imitative.
The metaphysical conception of truth passes into a psychological one, which is continued in the Laws, and is the final form of the Platonic philosophy, so far as can be gathered from his own writings (see especially Laws).