The formula of identity passed in another form to Herbart and therefore to Lotze.
But Lotze is not yet done with the problem of validity, even from his own standpoint.
His theory of knowledge he had derived eclectically and somewhat eccentrically, from Lotze and Kant.
Is it not time to repeat what Lotze said of substances, that to act like one is to be one?
Such ideas are, Lotze goes on to urge, already rudimentary concepts—that is to say, logical determinations.
Lotze, then, conceives the monads to be organically related, and so combined into one world.
True, I strove still more frequently and persistently to follow the philosopher Lotze.
Vogt's wrath was directed with special keenness against my teacher, Lotze.
But may not our descriptions, Lotze asks, be themselves important additions to reality?
Lotze objects most strenuously to the notion that thought awaits its subject-matter with certain ready-made modes of apprehension.