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Diccionario filosófico
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

A brief history of Greek Philosophy
B. C. Burt


A Short History of Philosophy





Dichotomy. A division into two members. In the same way trichotomy is a division into three, and polytomy into many. Dichotomy, however, is distinguished from the others by taking a part in practical logic of some little importance.


It is always à priori possible, it being an axiom that one thing and its negative constitute, and therefore any one term and its negative denote, the universe. This process of dichotomy by contradiction has been called the abscissio infiniti. This phrase, however, is objectionable, for that which is the subject of abscission cannot be infinite. Plato practised this method, and it forms a leading feature in that of Ramus, by whose followers it was carried to a pedantic extent.



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