By Professor of Philosophy Dale Jacquette
This learn of Hume's philosophy of arithmetic significantly examines his objections to the idea that of infinity in its ancient context as a manufactured from Enlightenment concept of data, and assesses the clients of his strict finitism within the gentle of up to date arithmetic.
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6The reasonsfor this suicessionare not easyto see. Followins the ordolectionumaccording to the Septuagint,he would have continued with the prophetic books, and then begun the cycle again by commenting the historical books;7there are, however, no other indications that an ordolectionum existed in the third century. I think it probable that Origen had conceivedthe systematiccommenrary on the scriptures as an educational process aimed at both the bap tized and the catechumens,and organized so as to offer a continuous commentary within the three large sections of scripture.
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