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the word idea in a sentence

1. The Greek words oida (οἶδα, "(I) know") and eidos (εἶδος, "species"), a thing seen, have the same root as the word idea (ἰδέα), a thing ἰδείν to see.

2. In Victorian psychology the word "idea" encompasses any mental representation, including mental imagery, memories, etc.

3. The word idea comes from Greek ἰδέα idea "form, pattern," from the root of ἰδεῖν idein, "to see."

4. Plato in Ancient Greece was one of the earliest philosophers to provide a detailed discussion of ideas and of the thinking process (in Plato's Greek the word idea carries a rather different sense from our modern English term).

5. He was particularly indignant against the almost universal use of the word idea in the sense of notion or opinion, when it is clear that idea can only signify something of which an image can be formed in the mind.

6. It may be specially noticed that he distinguishes between the mental result and its verbal expression judgment-proposition, that he constantly employs the word "idea," and that he defines logical truth as "convenientia signorum cum rebus significatis" (or "propositionis convenientia cum rebus ipsis," Syn.

7. The symbol generally conveys an emotional response far beyond what the word, idea, or image itself dictates.

8. It believes that the creation of the world is a work of God through the Logos, the Word (idea, intelligence, reason and logic): The New Testament claims that God created everything by the eternal Word, Jesus Christ his beloved Son.

9. Erskine-Hill explained in the preface: The word ‘Idea’ in my title is not intended to suggest that the English reception of Rome's Augustan Age involved one idea alone, as it might be for example, of peaceful empire, or of enlightened patronage of poets.