Upon the analysis there results intuition of the simple data.
Without the Revival of Learning the direction of those forces would have been different; but that novel intuition into the nature of the world and man which constitutes what we describe as Renaissance must have emerged.
We may fairly say that natural and untaught people had more of the just intuition that was needed than learned folk trained in the schools.
Sunt Cogitationes has been regarded by thinkers who profess themselves Berkeleians as the one proposition warranted by consciousness; the empiricism of his philosophy has been eagerly welcomed, while the spiritual intuition, without which the whole is to Berkeley meaningless, has been cast aside.
On the side of intuition, self-evidence of scientific principles is spoken of."