In the nature of the case satisfactory conclusions as to the rationality which may be predicated of animals are impossible.
Rationality is continuous throughout.
His Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion (1880) is an attempt to show the essential rationality of religion.
On the other hand, rationality has two stages.
" Man, according to the old scholastic definition, is ` a rational animal ' (animal rationale), and his animality is distinct in nature from his rationality, though inseparably joined, during life, in one common personality.