venue, locale, point, placement.
The passage in which he expresses his debt to Spinoza is one of the best known in all his writings, and is, moreover, a locus
classicus in the histories of speculative philosophy.
" This is no locus
docendi, it is true," began the clerical gentleman; " yet I beg you earnestly to let us profit by your learning.
It is well, in speaking of loci, to remember that it is entirely proper to speak of the " locus
of a point" or the " locus