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" In short, herein seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right from them; but idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce * at all. "
Passages from the diary of a late physician - Page 31
by Samuel Warren - 1838
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. An ...

John Locke - 1805
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...them ; but idiots make very few or no propositions, mid reason scarce at all. $. 14. These, I think, are the first facul- Method ties and operations of...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and 50 make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...them ; but idiots make very few or no propositions, nod reason scarce at all. §. 14. These, I think, are the first facul- Method ties and operations of...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1813
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. § 14. Method. THESE, I think are the first faculties and operations of the mind, which it makes use...
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An essay concerning human understanding. Also extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1815
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. These, I think, are the first faculties and operations of the mind, which it makes use of in under§...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 29

Literary Criticism - 1831
...first, on the truth of Locke's distinction, laid down in his great work, [book ii. c. ii. § 12 and 13J where he mentions the difference " between idiots...make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce atall.fi Secondly, On the corroboration afforded to it by my own experience. I have generally found...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 1

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. § 14. These, I think, are the first facul- Method. ties and operations of the mind which it makes...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 1

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right from them ; but idiots make very fe\v or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. § 14. These, I think, are the first facul- Method...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. analysis ...

John Locke - 1824
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. $ 14. These, I think, are the first facul- Method, ties and operations of the mind, which it makes...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...Herein seems to be the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...very few or no propositions and reason scarce at all. — Locke. E CENSURERS. — The readiest and surest way to get rid of censurers is to correct ourselves,...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now first added, i. an ...

John Locke - 1828
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. § 14. These, I think, are the first facul- Method. ties and operations of the mind which it makes...
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