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A DICTIONARY OF ENGLISH PHILOSOPHICAL TERMS
 

Francis Garden - 1878 - Table of contents

Diccionario filosófico
Voltaire.
Complete edition

Diccionario de Filosofía
Brief definition of the most important concepts of philosophy.

 

A Dictionary of English Philosophical Terms Francis Garden
 

Vocabulary of Philosophy, Psychological, Ethical, Metaphysical
William Fleming

Biografías y semblanzas Biographical references and lives of philosophers

Brief introduction to the thought of Ortega y Gasset

History of Philosophy Summaries

Historia de la Filosofía
Explanation of the thought of the great philosophers; summaries, exercises...

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Jaime Balmes

Historia de la Filosofía
Digital edition of the History of Philosophy by Zeferino González

Vidas, opiniones y sentencias de los filósofos más ilustres
Complete digital edition of the work of Diogenes Laertius

Compendio de las vidas de los filósofos antiguos
Fénelon

A brief history of Greek Philosophy
B. C. Burt

 

A Short History of Philosophy

Alexander

 

 

Predicament

Predicament. Predicamentum is the Latin equivalent of category. Hence the ten predicaments mean the ten categories.

 

In modern conversation (I suppose scarcely in writing), the word has acquired the sense of disagreeable situation. A predicament is understood to mean a scrape. When or how this arose it may be difficult to say. Shakespeare, in the "Merchant of Venice," uses the word in a sense somewhat intermediate to its technical and its modern colloquial signification:
        "In which predicament I say thou stand'st."

In French, predicament is conversationally used as with us in the sense of situation, but equally for a pleasant and an unpleasant one.

 

 

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