Bread's sense of the pre-established harmony
which kept servants in their "place," even as planets in their orbits (not that Mrs.
This imposes a pre-established harmony
between the material realm of the calculator and the abstract realm of mathematics.
At the same time the product needs to offer experience-value that exceeds the expectations of pre-established harmony
. When the experience of participating in a sports event or watching sports is spectacular and far exceeds the pre-established harmony
that tourist becomes a repeat tourist who gains attachment to a particular region or community.
The latter reconciles modern science and Christian dogma through a pre-established harmony
established by God.
Kant's early writings subscribe to an interactionist cosmology opposed to both Leibniz's pre-established harmony
and Malebranche's occasionalism.
Stewart would have the reader believe that Leibniz's pre-established harmony
is a slight modification of Spinoza's parallelism doctrine (pp.
As a refutation to Spinoza's claim that there was only one substance, God, Leibniz declared that the world was made up of an infinity of self-contained entities that he called monads, existing in a pre-established harmony
. In effect, this was an "argument from design."
Seginger does not rail to point out this analogy between la genetique and la genealogie, which is a thread that runs through the book and suggests a pre-established harmony
between this criticism and Zola's work.
Representation is a feature of perceptions that arises not from causal influx, but from pre-established harmony
. It is, therefore, intrinsic in a strong sense.
Pace Mauser (especially pages 123-27), who articulates the theme most clearly (and boldly), one still feels the disciplining influence, in all these probings, of the rhetorical framework (for example, emotional freedom legitimized by the subject-matter in the Sublime) and of a kind of pre-established harmony
between 'sinnliche Erkenntnis' and the truth of reason, as when Meier asserts that the soul is a truthworthy mirror 'wenn sie anders in ihren Vorstellungen nicht irret' (my emphasis: see Vollhardt, p.
Van Fraassen's strategy is to canvass all the possible explanatory strategies that might be applied to the correlations, and show that they all fail - except the strategy of explanation by pre-established harmony
. Appeal to a pre-established harmony
is not as disreputable as it sounds, van Fraassen Claims, if it is understood only as "to admit that we have no explanation but refuse to consider the correlation mysterious nevertheless" (p.
In System of Efficient Causes and Philosophical Treatise on the Immaterial Nature of the Soul, Knutzen rejects pre-established harmony
and occasionalism, defending 'physical influx' in their place.