coinstantaneously love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • At the same moment; simultaneously.


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  • Each of these bristles and each of the vulture-like heads generally moved quite independently of the others, but sometimes all on both sides of a branch, sometimes only those on one side, moved together coinstantaneously; sometimes each moved in regular order one after another.

    Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle

  • Again, the soul would be more likely to perceive coinstantaneously, with one and the same sensory act, two things in the same sensory province, such as the Grave and the Sharp in sound; for the sensory stimulation in this one province is more likely to be unitemporal than that involving two different provinces, as Sight and Hearing.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • Hence too, we may conclude that one can perceive [numerically different objects] coinstantaneously with

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • Another question respecting sense-perception is as follows: assuming, as is natural, that of two [simultaneous] sensory stimuli the stronger always tends to extrude the weaker [from consciousness], is it conceivable or not that one should be able to discern two objects coinstantaneously in the same individual time?

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • Contraries, e.g. Sweet and Bitter, come under one and the same sense-faculty, we must conclude that it is impossible to discern them coinstantaneously.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • But still, for all that, if the body which is heated or frozen is extensive, each part of it successively is affected by the part contiguous, while the part first changed in quality is so changed by the cause itself which originates the change, and thus the change throughout the whole need not take place coinstantaneously and all at once.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • One might perhaps, following this up, go so far as to say that even the current opinion that one sees and hears coinstantaneously is due merely to the fact that the intervals of time [between the really successive perceptions of sight and hearing] escape observation.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • But if it be thus impossible to perceive coinstantaneously two objects in the same province of sense if they are really two, manifestly it is still less conceivable that we should perceive coinstantaneously objects in two different sensory provinces, as

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • Hence, when things are mixed we of necessity perceive them coinstantaneously: for we perceive them by a perception actually one.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • First, then, is it conceivable that one should perceive the different things coinstantaneously, but each with a different part of the Soul?

    On Sense and the Sensible


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