Now, if we will annex a meaning to our words, and speak only of what we can conceive, I believe we shall acknowledge that an idea which, considered in itself, is particular, becomes general by being made to represent or stand for all other particular... INTELLECTUAL POWERS OF MAN - Page 327by THOMAS REID - 1855Full view - About this book
| 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.... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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... | |
| 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, —... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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.... | |
| 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,... | |
| 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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