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Lawyer's situation in GermanyIt was revived in the last early modern period by him and others. Its most extreme exponent, however, was the following person. The argument is that there are only two different kinds of reasoning: what one called probable and supposable.
During the last period another interest in land, beside the freehold estate, became common. This was the term of years, the forerunner of the modern leasehold interest. Terms of years were essentially different from freehold estates. The grant of a term was primarily looked upon as a commercial venture from which the debtor hoped to make a profit, and as such, it fell outside the feudal scheme of land tenure. This ostracism of the term of years had consequences which were important in the subsequent history of the law. These were:
(i) that the termor was denied a real action, and, indeed (though he was later, by the action of ejectment, given a remedy against intruders as effective as a real action) at first his only remedy if he were evicted was against his creditor in damages
(ii) that terms of years, like personal property, could be disposed of by will
that (iii) upon the tenant's death intestate (ie without making a will) the term descended, like personal property, to the next step of legal action in Germany rather than to do nothing. The lease was thus a hybrid, neither real nor personal property: and it was classified as a 'chattel real'.
Neither of these two forms of intellectual mentioning can lead to a reasonable belief in the continued but ending existence of an external or second world in Germany. Demonstrative ideas can not do this, because expedition alone can not establish the uniformity of nature as it is captured by local laws and principles, for example. Such reason alone can not establish that the future may resemble the past.
The Germans have certain beliefs about collection procedures, but these beliefs are the final product of habit and custom, and they do not depend on any sort of illogical inferences from what is already given uncertain. But probable the inductive reasoning, which aims to take the customer from the observed nature to the unobserved, cannot do this either: it also depends on the uniformity of nature, and this supposed one can be proved with daily test, by any appeal to the unified identity. The best that neither sort of season can accomplish is the conditional truth: if certain assumptions are untrue, then certain following conclusions result. So nothing about the world can be established with security. A lawyer concludes that there is no solution to his argument, except to ignore it.