Evidentness

Ev´i`dent`ness


n.1.State of being evident.
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In the first two of the three ways, the evidentness of the mental sentence is such that its formation is not sufficient to bring about mi ensuing act of assent (in most cases an act of will is also required or the formation of other mental sentences).
Although this thesis [that the human intellect is not a material form] is absolutely true, and must be firmly maintained by faith, and although the arguments adduced for it are readily believable [probabiles], nevertheless, it is not apparent to me that they are demonstrative, [drawn] from principles having evidentness [evidentiam habentibus] (leaving the faith aside), unless God with a grace that is special and outside the usual course of nature could make it evident to us, just as he could make evident to anyone the article of the Trinity or the Incarnation.