As a last resort the mine may be flooded with water.
It was obviously, however, a measure to be used only in the last resort and with extreme reluctance.
This is a graded procedure as in the Jewish synagogue and makes exclusion a last resort.
It is upon this in the last resort that the distinction between the phenomenal world of our experience and a noumenal world beyond it is founded.
Similarly from the side of logic. It is not the teaching of idealism alone but of the facts which logical analysis has brought home to us that all difference in the last resort finds its ground in the quality or content of the things differentiated, and that this difference of content shows in turn a double strand, the strand of sameness and the strand of otherness - that in which and that by which they differ from one another.