But if the criterion of mind's existence be the choice of the proper means for the attainment of a supposed end, all the acts alike seem to be inspired by intelligence, for APPROPRIATENESS characterizes them all alike."
Its one criterion is the opinion of others.
One criterion that should guide in the preparation of notes is the use to which they will be put.
The official dynastic histories apply to the course of Chinese history the criterion of Confucian ethics; for them history is a textbook of ethics, designed to show by means of examples how the man of high character should behave or not behave.
INTELLIGENCE The third criterion is intelligence.
NATURAL APTITUDE The fifth criterion is natural aptitude.