Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Inferior to the physical; beneath or below the physical.

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  • Such a metaphysic of morals, completely isolated, not mixed with any anthropology, theology, physics, or hyperphysics, and still less with occult qualities (which we might call hypophysical), is not only an indispensable substratum of all sound theoretical knowledge of duties, but is at the same time a desideratum of the highest importance to the actual fulfillment of their precepts.

    Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals. Second Section: Transition from Popular Moral Philosophy to the Metaphysic of Morals.

  • Such a metaphysic of morals, completely isolated, not mixed with any anthropology, theology, physics, or hyperphysics, and still less with occult qualities (which we might call hypophysical), is not only an indispensable substratum of all sound theoretical knowledge of duties, but is at the same time a desideratum of the highest importance to the actual fulfilment of their precepts.

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