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" ... all our reasonings concerning causes and effects, are derived from nothing but custom ; and that belief is more properly an act of the sensitive, than of the cogitative part of our natures. "
INTELLECTUAL POWERS OF MAN - Page 454
by THOMAS REID - 1855
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - History
...writes of when he had argued himself into the conviction that mind as well as matter was a figment, and that belief is more -properly an act of the sensitive than of the cogitative part of our nature intellect with him being only a succession of impressions and ideas. "I am affrighted and astonished...
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The Works of Thomas Reid: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 3

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1815
...but a manifest truth ; though I conecive it to be very improperly expressed, by saying, that belicf is more properly an act of the sensitive than of the cogitative part of our nature. ESSAY VIII. OP TASTE. CHAP. I. Of TASTE IN GENERAL THAT power of the mind by which we are capable...
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The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 3

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1822
...made the last step in this progress, and crowned the system by what he calls his hypothesis ; to wit, that belief is more properly an act of the sensitive, than of the cogitative part of our nature. Beyond this, 1 think no man can go in this track ; sensation or feeling is all, and what is left to...
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A search of truth in the science of the human mind, Volume 1

Frederick Beasley - Psychology - 1822
...asserts, that all our reasonings concerning causes and effects, are derived from nothing but custom; and belief is more properly an act of the sensitive, than of the cogitative part of our nature. Finally, to hasten to the conclusion of this list of absurdities, he asserts, that the doctrine of...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...hypothesis, that all our reasonings concerning causes and effects, are derived from nothing but custom ; and that belief is more properly an act of the sensitive, than of the cogitative part of our natures. I have here proved, that the very same principles, which make us form a decision upon any...
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Essays on the powers of the human mind [orig. publ. as Essays on the ...

Thomas Reid - 1827
...system indeed is built upon it ; and it is of itself sufficient to prove what he calls his hypothesis, " that belief is more properly an act of the sensitive than of the cogitative part of our natures." It is very difficult to examine this account of belief with the same gravity with which it...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - Business & Economics - 1829
...our reasonings concerning causes and effects are derived from nothing but custom ; and, consequently, belief is more properly an act of the sensitive than of the cogitative part of our natures." (Ibid. p. 321.) The distinction here alluded to between the sensitive and the cogitative...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - Business & Economics - 1829
...our reasonings concerning causes and effects are derived from nothing but custom ; and, consequently, belief is more properly an act of the sensitive than of the cogitative part of our natures." (Ibid. p. 321.) latter, it is not improbable, that it may have been suggested by this passage...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...our reasonings concerning causes and effects are derived from nothing but custom ; and, consequently, belief is more properly an act of the sensitive than of the cogitative part of our natures." (Ibid. p. 321.) The distinction here alluded to between the sensitive and the cogitative...
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Essays on the Active Powers of the Human Mind: An Inquiry Into the Human ...

Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart - Mind and body - 1843 - 599 pages
...made the last step in this progress, and crowned the system by what he calls his hypothesis, to wit, That belief is more properly an act of the sensitive, than of the cogitative part of our nature. Beyond this I think no man can go in this track ; sensation or feeling is all, and what is left to...
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