It is demonstrated that they are both the imperatives of old verbs.
This word therefore is the blending or corruption of bot and beut, the Imperatives of two Saxon verbs, botan and beutan.
The great English Recoinage of 1696 was completed under the imperatives of Gresham's Law.
Imperatives themselves, however, when they are conditional (i.
We have here only to do with the distinction of imperatives into problematical, assertorial, and apodeictic.
There are more imperativesin the Epistles than in any other writings of the same extent.
If it were only equally easy to give a definite conception of happiness, the imperatives of prudence would correspond exactly with those of skill, and would likewise be analytical.
Therefore imperatives are only formulae to express the relation of objective laws of all volition to the subjective imperfection of the will of this or that rational being, e.
All sciences have a practical part, consisting of problems expressing that some end is possible for us, and of imperatives directing how it may be attained.
These may, therefore, be called in general imperatives of Skill.
Now arises the question, how are all these imperatives possible?
There is one end, however, which may be assumed to be actually such to all rational beings (so far as imperatives apply to them, viz.
I must regard the laws of the world of understanding as imperatives for me, and the actions which conform to them as duties.
Therefore no imperatives hold for the Divine will, or in general for a HOLY will; OUGHT is here out of place, because the volition is already of itself necessarily in unison with the law.
Yes, Mr. Brumley had got to a phrase of that quality for the undiscriminating imperatives of the fundamental social institution.
It made one understand the imperatives of the Last Trump, albeit with a greater dignity.
These may, therefore, be called in generalimperatives of skill.
Now all imperatives command either hypothetically or categorically.
Therefore no imperatives hold for the Divine will, or in general for a holy will; ought is here out of place, because the volition is already of itself necessarily in unison with the law.
I must regard the laws of the world of understanding as imperatives for me and the actions which conform to them as duties.
All sciences have a practical part, consisting of problems expressing that some end is possible for us and of imperatives directing how it may be attained.
According to Horne Tooke, "Still and Else are the imperatives Stell and Ales of their respective verbs Stellan, to put, and Alesan, to dismiss.
An inverted order quite common in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when the second of twoimperatives is construed with an object pronoun.
Will not this joy of pride have the same authority in preserving the instincts as was once possessed by religious fear and the pretended imperatives of reason?
In this peal of imperatives we detect the rapid beating of the father's heart, the loving, eager haste to wipe out all the sad marks that sin has left.
Here is a Presence in which his imperatives all melt away and disappear, a Will that is infinitely higher than his own, a Person for whom his baptism is out of place.
In old Latin, the imperatives may be joined by #et# or even #atque#.
The will is itself practical reason, and thus it imposes its imperatives upon itself.
These ideas are not theoretically valid, but their validity is practically established by the pure practical reason, which does not yield speculative truth, but prescribes its principles “dogmatically” in the form of imperatives to the will.
Slowly a vast system of traditional imperatives superposed itself upon his instincts, imperatives that were admirably fitted to make him that cultivator, that cattle-mincer, who was for twice ten thousand years the normal man.
In like manner, the Imperatives of Prudence are also analytical in character (i.
To the endless number of possible aims of human action correspond as many Imperatives, directing merely how they are to be attained, without any question of their value; these are Imperatives of Fitness.
Categorical Imperatives represent an action as objectively necessary for itself, and count as apodeictical principles.
Hypothetical Imperatives represent the practical necessity of an action as a means to an end, being problematical or assertory principles, according as the end is possible or real.
Imperatives are only for an imperfect, such as is the human, will.
All the different expressions given to the Categorical Imperatives are synthetic practical propositions a priori; they postulate a possible synthetic use of the pure practical reason.
You must keep off wellnigh all the grass on the island, but you are "requested" to keep off it, and not forbidden in the harsh imperatives of our brief authorities.
If neither persuasions nor imperativeswill prevail, it is said that the police sometimes call in the firemen and rake the marketplace with volleys from the engine-hose.
The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "imperatives" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.