Neuter of posterior.
References in classic literature ?
Mr Burd points out that this passage is imitated directly from Cicero's "De Officiis": "Nam cum sint duo genera decertandi, unum per disceptationem, alterum per vim; cumque illud proprium sit hominis, hoc beluarum; confugiendum est ad posterius, si uti non licet superiore.
Aristotle, on the contrary, is the first philosopher who abandons every mythical and prophetical approach and who reckons the Positive as reachable qua the empirical lato sensu, that "bei welchem das Dass (dass es existirt) das Erste, das Was (was es ist) erst das Zweite und Secundare ist" (24): in a word--and to use Schellingian terminology--the existence is the prius, and the essence is the posterius.
For example, in 1927, German legal philosopher Julius Binder, from the angle of an extreme (and ideologically instrumental) consequentialism, took a remedies-before-rights approach and attempted to turn Windscheid's famous formulation on its head, postulating that it is the action that is the prius, whereas the right is the posterius.
Aut quasi poenitentiae vox dicta sit a poena ac non potius a pone tenendo, hoc est a posterius intelligendo, quemadmodum Graecis metanoia.
Ma esistono altre e piu persuasive spiegazioni: una e che gli ingegni non vengono riconosciuti dai loro contemporanei, infatti benche il mondo ne sia sempre "pieno" noi non ne "abbiamo contezza", perche in tutti i tempi esistono gli "hoggidiani" i quali "de suo tempore posterius quaerantur" (8); ma proprio tale tendenza, vera in se, relativizza tutte le opinioni sul presente, essendo soggetta alle modificazioni del tempo.
For putting things in reverse order (prae + posterius, putting "before" that which should be "after") is disordered and therefore preposterous.
The foramen posterius canalis carotici interni is situated at the posterior margin of the pterygoid and the canal is formed almost entirely by the pterygoid (Fig.
6:190: "Haec autem divisio est seundum prius et posterius.
Nam cum sint duo genera decertandi, unum per disceptationem, alterum per vim, cumque illud proprium sit hominis, hoc belvarum, confugiendum est ad posterius, si uti non licet superiore (41; 1.
In relation to Berti's criticism, I think a full defense of Thomas's conception of the analogy of being would require showing that this very proportionality can be verified in diverse and ordered ways, secundum magis et minus or per prius et posterius.
At once the question arises whether it moves toward more complex and perfect forms of life, so that the assumption id verius quod posterius (that which comes after, is truer) is valid.