In point of externality there was not much to choose between views which were felt to be radically opposed the one to the other.
But if the externality is only figurative, the existence also is figurative.
Our western civilization prides itself upon its practicality; but externality would better define it.
In the Principles of Human Knowledge, externality in its ultimate sense as independence of all mind is considered.
But with nature thus conditioned by the necessities of thought, what has become of its externality?
Fixity in externality, says Ibn Mubrak, is a conception wider than existence.
With touch, there is reproduction of externality, but the ideality of the reproduction is not so complete as in the other forms.
In a word, the three groups of images present to a great extent the character of externality and objectivity.
The difficulty of this view is just this externality of the relation.
One such advocate in this country has thought to dispose of him by the charge of ‘externality.’