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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding - Page 163
by John Locke - 1805 - 510 pages
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An essay concerning human understanding; with Thoughts on the ..., Volume 3

John Locke - 1801
...fomethmg imperfect, that cannot esiil ; an idea xvherein fome parts of feveral different and inconfiftent ideas are put together. It is true, the mind, in this imperfect ftate, has need of fuch ideas, and makes all the hafte to them it can, for the conveniency of communication...
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An analytical abridgment of Locke's Essay concerning human understanding

John Locke - 1808
...require some pains to form the general idea of a triangle ? for it must be neither oblique nor rectangle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon, but all and none of these at once. In short, it is something imperfect, thatcannot exist, — an idea comprising some parts of several different...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord ..., Volume 5

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount), Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1809
...pains and skill the general idea of a triangle," for instance, " neither oblique, nor rectangle, " neither equilateral,. equicrural, nor scalenon, " but all, and none of these at once*") let writers learn to he less dogmatical, and readers to be less implicit. It is undeniable, that there...
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The Works of the Late Right Honourable Henry St. John, Lord ..., Volume 7

Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount) - Great Britain - 1809
...essences we know, such as triangu* larity and justice, imperfect ideas, ideas that cannot exist, ideas wherein some parts of several different and inconsistent ideas are put together, according to Mr./ Locke. Thus abstraction becomes as great a mystery in philosophy, as any that religion...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. Analysis ...

John Locke - 1816
...of the most abstract., comprehensive, and difficult,) for it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon; but...different and inconsistent ideas are put together. IL is true, the mind, in this imperfect state, has need of such ideas, and makes all the haste to them...
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An essay concerning human understanding. Also, extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1819
...for it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scaleiion •; but all and none of these at once. In effect, it is something imper* feet, that cannot exist; an idea wherein some parts of several different and inconsistent ideas...
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The Works of George Berkeley, Volume 1

George Berkeley - 1820
...description that is here given of the general idea of a triangle, which is, neither oblique, nor rectangle, equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon, but all and none of these at once ? XIV. Much is here said of the difficulty that abstract ideas carry with them, and the pains and skill...
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The Works of George Berkeley, Volume 1

George Berkeley - 1820
...description that is here given of the general idea of a triangle, which is, neither oblique, nor rectangle, equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon, but all and none of these at once ? XIV. Much is here said of the difficulty that abstract ideas carry with them, and the pains and skill...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon ; but a//, and none .of these at once. In effect, it is something...different and inconsistent ideas are put together." * Of this strange description, so unworthy of its great author, and. I may add, so unworthy also of...
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The Works of John Locke: Essay concerning human understanding (concluded ...

John Locke - 1824
...of the most abstract, comprehensive, and difficult), for it must be neither oblique, nor rectangle, neither equilateral, equicrural, nor scalenon ; but...together. It is true, the mind, in this imperfect state, Jias need of such ideas, and makes all the haste to them it can, for the conveniency of communication...
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