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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





CONDITION (con and dare), that which is attendant on the cause, or co-operates with it, for the accomplishment of the result; or, that which limits the cause in its operation. A pre-requisite in order that something may be, or in order that a cause may operate.


In the language of Inductive Logic, the cause is defined as "the sum-total of the conditions positive and negative taken together; the whole of the contingencies of every description, which, being realised, the consequent invariably follows. But it is common to single out one only of the antecedents, distinguished by active power or efficiency, under the denomination of Cause, calling the others merely Conditions" (Mill, Logic, bk. III. ch. V. sec. 3).

Condition and Conditioned are correlative. The condition is the ground presupposed; the conditioned, conditionate, or conditional is that which is determined by it.

"The conditioned" is employed to describe the relative and limited, in contrast with the "unconditioned," which is applied to the absolute and infinite (Hamilton, Discussions; Mansel, Limits of Religious Thought).



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