Single Idea 2363

[catalogued under 20. Action / C. Motives for Action / 3. Acting on Reason / a. Practical reason]

Full Idea

Reasoning is in general words, but deliberation for the most part is of particulars.

Gist of Idea

Reason is usually general, but deliberation is of particulars


Thomas Hobbes (Leviathan [1651], 1.06)

Book Reference

Hobbes,Thomas: 'Leviathan', ed/tr. Macpherson,C.B. [Penguin 1981], p.128