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" The comparison of the theatre must not mislead us. They are the successive perceptions only, that constitute the mind ; nor have we the most distant notion of the place where these scenes are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed. "
A Treatise of Human Nature - Page 253
by David Hume - 1888 - 709 pages
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different, whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed. What then gives us so great a propension to ascribe an identity to these successive perceptions,...
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The collected works of Dugald Stewart, Volume 10

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1858
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different ; whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed."1 We have thus, according to Hume, no apprehension or assurance of Self, nor of an invariable...
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A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen, Volume 5

Thomas Thomson - Scotland - 1854
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different, whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed."1 From such a conclusion, the passage to scepticism on the immateriality of the soul was...
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Elements of Psychology: Included in a Critical Examination of Locke's Essay ...

Victor Cousin - Psychology - 1855 - 568 pages
...glide away and mingle in an infinite variety of postures and situations The comparison of the theater must not mislead us. They are the successive perceptions...are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed." p. 313. Now even if it should be admitted with Hume, that the belief in the me is not...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Biographical memoirs of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - Philosophy - 1858
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different ; whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed."1 We have thus, according to Hume, no apprehension or assurance of Self, nor of an invariable...
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The Theological Review, Volume 2

Charles Beard - Christianity - 1865
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different ; whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....have we the most distant notion of the place where those scenes are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed." J That Mr. J. Mill entertains...
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The Theological review [ed. by C. Beard].

Charles Beard - History - 1865
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different; whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and' identity....have we the most distant notion of the place where those scenes are represented, or of the materials of which it is composed." \ That Mr. J. Mill entertains...
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The philosophy of natural theology, an essay which obtained a prize at ...

William Jackson - 1874
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different ; whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....are represented, or of the materials, of which it is composed." It is curious that Hume wishing to represent Mind as a melting mist of successive perceptions,...
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The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ...

William Jackson - Natural theology - 1874 - 398 pages
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different ; whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....are represented, or of the materials, of which it is composed." It is curious that Hume wishing to represent Mind as a melting mist of successive perceptions,...
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A Treatise of Human Nature

David Hume - Knowledge, Theory of - 1874 - 677 pages
...is properly no simplicity in it at one time, nor identity in different; whatever natural propension we may have to imagine that simplicity and identity....distant notion of the place, where these scenes are SECT. represented, or of the materials, of which it is compos'd.1 . ^ What then gives us so great a...
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