more from Johann Fichte

Single Idea 23232

[catalogued under 2. Reason / B. Laws of Thought / 2. Sufficient Reason]

Full Idea

The principle of sufficient reason is the point of transition from the particular, which is itself, to the general, which is outside it.

Gist of Idea

Sufficient reason makes the transition from the particular to the general


Johann Fichte (The Vocation of Man [1800], 1)

Book Reference

Fichte,Johann G.: 'The Vocation of Man', ed/tr. Preuss,Peter [Hackett 1987], p.16

A Reaction

Not sure I understand this, but it seems worth passing on. Personally I would say that we have a knack of generalising, triggered when we spot patterns.