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Unity and Reform: Selected Writings of Nicholas de Cusa. Ed. John P. Dolan. South Bend, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 47 48 Bibliography 1962. (Contains G. Heron's translation of Book 3 of Learned Ignorance, most of E. Sailer's translation of The Vision of God, and Dolan's translation of De Sapientia, De Pace Fidei, andDeStaticis Experimentis. ) The Vision of God. Trans. Emma G. Salter with an introduction by Evelyn Underbill. New York: Dutton, 1928. II. Selected Works on Nicholas Alvarez-Gomez, Mariano.
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Assuredly, then, for Nicholas, there is a qualified sense in which we can form a concept of God, even though there is also another sense in which we cannot. "96 If God is infinite possibility — as Nicholas considers Him to be —we can no more think each of these infinite possibilities than we can enumerate the infinite series of natural numbers. In this respect we cannot conceive of God as He is. 998 On the other hand, even though we cannot actually think an infinite number of possibilities, we 24 Introduction can conceive of there being such an infinity (just as we can conceive of there being an infinity of natural numbers).