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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




Quality. Quantity

Quality. Quantity. These words, though common in modern conversation, are in their origin wholly scientific. Cicero accompanies his employment of the former with a sort of apology.(1)


He states it to be, as it is, the translation of the Greek ποιότης, which he says is also a philosophical word, not one of ordinary life. The latter (quantity) is the commoner in modern conversation of the two, and is there sometimes abusively employed to denote not any quantity, but a great one. In the true use of the word the smallest is as much characterized by quantity as the largest amount of anything.


(1) Acad. I. 6, 7.



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