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INTELLECTUAL POWERS OF MAN - Page 327
by THOMAS REID - 1855
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Elements of the philosophy of the human mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1814
...ideas. " Let us " now consider (says he) the Bishop's notion of generalizing. " An idea (he tells us) which, considered in itself, is particular, " becomes...sort. To make this plain by " an example : Suppose (says Berkeley) a geometrician is demon" strating the method of cutting a line into two equal parts....
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The Works of Thomas Reid: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 3

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1815
...itself, is partieular, beeomes general, by being made to represent or stand for all other partieular ideas of the same "sort. To make this plain by an example, suppose a geometrieian is demonstrating the method of eutting a line in two equal parts. He draws, for instanee,...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1821
...ideas. "Let us now consider " (says he) the Bishop's notion of generalizing. An idea (he tells " us) which, considered in itself, is particular, becomes...same sort. To make this plain by an example : Suppose (says Berkeley) a geometrician is demonstrating the method of cutting a line into two equal parts....
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1822
...of a kind or sort, independent of the application of the term itself. " An idea," says Berkeley, " which, considered in itself, is particular, becomes...stand for all other particular ideas of the same sort ;" and he instances this in the case of a line of any particular length, — an inch, for example,...
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Account of the life and writings of Thomas Brown, M. D., late professor of ...

David Welsh - 1825 - 525 pages
...words to that which is made of letters in algebra ; and conceives that as an idea which is in itself particular, becomes general, by being made to represent...stand for all other particular ideas of the same sort, and as that particular idea becomes general by being made a sign, so the name by being a sign is made...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1826
...of a kind or sort, independent of the application of the term itself. " An idea," says Berkeley, " which, considered in itself, is particular, becomes...stand for all other particular ideas of the same sort ; and he instances this in the case of a line of any particular length, — an inch, for example, —...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...ideas. " Let us now consider," says he, " the Bishop's notion of generalizing. An idea (he tells us) which, considered in itself, is particular, becomes...same sort. To make this plain by an example : Suppose (says Berkeley) a geometrician is demonstrating the method of cutting a line into two equal parts....
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...ideas. " Let us now consider," says he, " the Bishop's notion, of generalizing. An idea (he tells us) which, considered in itself, is particular, becomes...same sort. To make this plain by an example : Suppose (says Berkeley) a geometrician is demonstrating the method of cutting •a line into two equal parts....
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 14

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...notion of a kind or sort, independent of the application of the term itself. ' An idea,' says Berkeley, 'which considered in itself is particular, becomes...stand for all other particular ideas of the same sort ;' and he instances this in the case of any particular length, an inch, for example; which, to a geometer,...
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Handbuch der allgemeinen Geschichte der Philosophie für alle ..., Volume 2

Ernst Reinhold - 1829
...speak only of what we can conceive, 1 believe we shall acknowledge, that an idea, which consider'd in itself is particular, becomes general, by being...represent or stand for all other particular ideas of llie same sort. • 2J 1. CPIJ 1—4. ii!af)vgcncmnmieá SDafcim jufcfcrcfbt. SS? а в finb tenir...
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