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  • Systems seem, like certain worms, to be formed by a kind of generatio aequivoca -- by the mere confluence of conceptions, and to gain completeness only with the progress of time.

    The Critique of Pure Reason

  • There is an old expression "generatio aequivoca" which may be better - it refers to the idea simply that a new living thing arises from something different.

    Spontaneous Generation in the Bible?

  • While Apple's announcement made the new phone seem like a 50% price reduction from the first generatio ...

    Philip G. Baker: Apple's New iPhone 3G - More, Not Less Expensive

  • From this fiction it appears (says Sale) that the doctrine of pre-existence is not unknown to the Mohammedans, and there is some little conformity between it and the modern theory of generatio ex animalculis in semine marium.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • While Apple's announcement made the new phone seem like a 50% price reduction from the first generatio ...

    Philip G. Baker: Apple's New iPhone 3G - More, Not Less Expensive

  • Ovid Technologies has announced its next generatio...

    May 2005

  • They bring this quickly about by beginning a paradox; the sterility of their own heads suggests their taking the path of negation; and truths that have long been recognised are now denied — for instance, the vital power, the sympathetic nervous system, generatio equivoca,

    Essays of Schopenhauer

  • His definition of painting was the same as that of the ancients: it is an imitation (imago est cuius generatio per imita - tionem fit; Metalogicon, III, 8).

    MIMESIS

  • In these works Lamarck upholds fully the descent and evolution theory, and maintains that the simplest organisms are generated through a _generatio spontanea_, which is still taking place; but that all the more developed organisms, including man, are descended through a gradual change from other species.

    The Theories of Darwin and Their Relation to Philosophy, Religion, and Morality

  • Et ingemiscens ait: Quid generatio ista signum quaerit?

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