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" From this wonderful hope, however, my friend, I was speedily thrown down, when, as I advance and read over his works, I meet with a man who makes no use of intelligence, nor assigns any causes for the ordering of all things, but makes the causes to consist... "
The Works of Plato - Page 105
by Plato - 1881
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The works of Plato: a new and literal version, by H. Cary (H. Davis, G. Burges).

Plato - 1848
...should make all this clear to me, I was prepared no longer to require any other species of cause. l07. I was in like manner prepared to enquire- respecting...with the flesh -.and skin which contains them. The bones, therefore, being suspended in their sockets, the nerves relaxing and tightening enable me to...
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Select Dialogues of Plato: A New and Literal Version, Chiefly from the Text ...

Plato, Henry Cary - 1877 - 551 pages
...read through them as quickly as I could, that I might as soon as possible know the best and the worst. water, and many other things equally absurd. And he...the bones, together with the flesh and skin which contain them. The bones, therefore, being suspended in their sockets, the nerves, relaxing and tightening,...
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Select Dialogues of Plato: A New and Literal Version

Plato, Henry Cary - 1882 - 551 pages
...prepared no longer to require any other species of cause. 107. I was in like manner prepared to inquire respecting the sun and moon and the other stars, with...the bones, together with the flesh and skin which contain them. The bones, therefore, being suspended in their sockets, the nerves, relaxing and tightening,...
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Plato

Plato - Greek literature - 1913
...he does, and then, in trying to give the causes of the particular thing I do, should say first that I am now sitting here because my body is composed of bones and sinews, and the bones are hard and have joints which divide them and the sinews can be contracted and relaxed and,...
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The World of Parmenides: Essays on the Presocratic Enlightenment

Sir Karl Raimund Popper, Karl Raimund Popper, etc. - Philosophy - 1998 - 328 pages
...intelligence; and then, in trying to explain the causes of what I am doing now, should assert that I am now sitting here because my body is composed of bones and sinews . . . and that the sinews, by relaxing and contracting, make me bend my limbs now, and that this is the cause of my sitting...
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Intelligent Design: The Bridge Between Science & Theology

William A. Dembski - Religion - 2002 - 312 pages
...argues that it is absurd to reduce "the cause of my sitting here in a bent position" to the fact that my body is composed of bones and sinews, and that the bones are rigid and separated at the joints, [and that] the sinews are capable of contraction and relaxation,...
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The Human World in the Physical Universe: Consciousness, Free Will, and ...

Nicholas Maxwell - Philosophy - 2001 - 305 pages
...intelligence; and then, in trying to explain the causes of what I am doing now, should assert that I am now sitting here because my body is composed of bones and sinews; . . . and that the sinews, by relaxing and contracting, make me bend my limbs now, and that this is the cause of my sitting...
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Faith and Narrative

Keith E. Yandell - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 288 pages
...and then, in trying to give the causes (aitias) of the particular thing I do should say first that I am now sitting here because my body is composed of bones and sinews . . and so, as the bones are hung loose in their ligaments, the sinews, by relaxing and contracting, make me...
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