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  • As a misanthrope by temperament (rationis capax etc.)

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  • Juste judex ultionis, donum fac remissionis ante diem rationis.

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  • Flasch notes, Dietrich's distinction between ens reale and ens conceptionale replaces the old scholastic distinction between ens naturae and ens rationis in such a way that it is no longer possible to claim that being as found in the mind is dependent upon extra-mental reality.

    Dietrich of Freiberg

  • Sensory contents are noticed or remarked in themselves, and each of these relations is, to again use the scholastic expression, anens rationis cum fundamento in re.

    On A Trans-Atlantic Flight

  • Since such projections depend for their existence on the activity of the mind, medieval philosophers refer to them as beings of reason (entia rationis).

    Medieval Theories of Relations

  • Melancholicos humores per urinam educit, et cerebrum a crassis, aerumnosis melancholiae fumis purgat, quibus addo dementes et furiosos vinculis retinendos plurimum juvat, et ad rationis usum ducit.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Deos omnes illis infensos diceres: tam pannosi, famefracti, tot assidue malis afficiuntur, tanquam pecora quibus splendor rationis emortuus.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • 'Tis a known saying, Furor fit Iaesa saepius palienlia, the most patient spirit that is, if he be often provoked, will be incensed to madness; it will make a devil of a saint: and therefore Basil (belike) in his Homily de Ira, calls it tenebras rationis, morbum animae, et daemonem pessimum; the darkening of our understanding, and a bad angel.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Bayle himself considered these objects as those which were denominated “entia rationis,” beings of reason; they are, however, in fact, only material things considered in their masses, their superficies, their simple lengths and breadths, and the extremities of these simple lengths and breadths.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Solvit Venus rationis vim impeditam, ingentes iras remittit, &c. 2982.

    Anatomy of Melancholy


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