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The works of John Locke - Page 98
by John Locke - 1823
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Philosophers Speak for Themselves: From Descartes to Locke

Marjorie Grene - Philosophy - 1956 - 488 pages
...following: First, The conformity of any thing with our own knowledge, observation, and experience. Secondly, The testimony of others, vouching their...experience. In the testimony of others is to be considered, I. The number, i. The integrity. 3. The skill of the witnesses. 4. The design of the author, where...
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Christian Mission to Muslims: The Record : Anglican and Reformed Approaches ...

Lyle L. Vander Werff - Religion - 1977 - 366 pages
...testimony of others is to be considered 1. the number of witnesses, 2. their integrity, 3- their skill, 4. the design of the author (where it is a testimony...book cited), 5. the consistency of the parts, and 6. contrary testimonies." C:f. Controversial Tracts (1824), p. 466. 85 Cf. Gairdner, "Moslem Tradition...
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Christian Mission to Muslims: The Record : Anglican and Reformed Approaches ...

Lyle L. Vander Werff - Religion - 1977 - 366 pages
...Locke's tests, "First, the conformity of anything with our own knowledge, observation and experiences. Secondly, the testimony of others, vouching their...testimony of others is to be considered 1. the number of witnesses, 2. their integrity, 3- their skill, 4. the design of the author (where it is a testimony...
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Conscience and Casuistry in Early Modern Europe

Edmund Leites - History - 2002 - 280 pages
...experience'. The criteria in accordance with which their testimony is to be judged are the following:57 1. The number. 2. The Integrity. 3. The Skill of the...a Book cited. 5. The consistency of the parts, and the circumstances of the relation. 6. Contrary testimony. A proposition is judged relative to these...
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The Pillars of Priestcraft Shaken: The Church of England and Its Enemies ...

J. A. I. Champion - History - 1992 - 268 pages
...discussing the grounds for probability: 'First, the conformity of anything with our own knowledge, observation, and experience. In the testimony of others,...circumstances of the relation, (6) contrary testimonies.' dation for his narrative out of 'certain incontestable matters of fact in which all the world are agreed'.58...
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An Approach to Political Philosophy: Locke in Contexts

James Tully - History - 1993 - 333 pages
...Hague: Martinus Nijholf, 1972); for Empiricus, see Popkin, The History of scepticism. " Essay 4. 1 5.4. 1 . The number. 2. The Integrity. 3. The Skill of...a Book cited. 5. The consistency of the parts, and the circumstances of the relation. 6. Contrary testimony. A proposition is judged relative to these...
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The Cambridge Companion to Locke

Vere Chappell - Philosophy - 1994 - 329 pages
...must itself be appraised for the probability of its being true. In such appraisal one must consider "1. The Number. 2. The Integrity. 3. The Skill of...Circumstances of the Relation. 6. Contrary Testimonies" (E IV.xv.4: 656). Once one has determined the probability, on satisfactory evidence, of the proposition...
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John Locke and the Ethics of Belief

Nicholas Wolterstorff, Noah Porter Professor Emeritus of Philosophical Theology Nicholas Wolterstorff - Philosophy - 1996 - 248 pages
...of its being true. To conduct such appraisal, one must consider such matters as the following: "i. The number. 2. The integrity. 3. The skill of the...circumstances of the relation. 6. Contrary testimonies" (iv,xv,4). One's own observations may differ significantly from the (reliable) testimony of someone...
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Entwicklung der Methodenlehre in Rechtswissenschaft und Philosophie vom 16 ...

Jan Schröder - Philosophy - 1998 - 231 pages
...656, 3-10: "First, The confonnity of any thing with our own Knowledge, Observation, and Experience. - Secondly, The Testimony of others, vouching their...Experience. In the Testimony of others, is to be considered, l . The Number. 2. The Integrity. 3. The Skill of the Witnesses. 4. The Design of the Author, where...
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John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding in Focus

John Locke - Philosophy - 2000 - 282 pages
...of the probability of a proposition, we have to consider, '1. The Number [of witnesses]. 2. [Their] Integrity. 3. The Skill of the Witnesses. 4. The Design...Circumstances of the Relation. 6. Contrary Testimonies' (4.15.4). There are cognitive attitudes that block the fulfilment of our epistemic duties. One of the...
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