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An essay concerning human understanding. Also, extr. from the author's works ... - Page 263
by John Locke - 1819
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John Locke - Philosophy - 1722
...is this one unerring Mark of it, w'z.. The not entertaining any Proposition with greater Affurance, than the. Proofs it is built upon will warrant. Whoever goes beyond this meafure of Aflent, 'tis plain receives not Truth in the love of it ; loves not Truth for Truth-fake,...
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An Abridgment of Mr. Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Knowledge, Theory of - 1752 - 270 pages
...there is this one unerring mark of it, viz. The not entertaining any Propofition with greater aflurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant. Whoever goes beyond this meafure of AfTent, 'tis plain receives not Truth in the Love of it. For the evidence that any Propofition...
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THE WORKS OF JOHN LOCKE

J. JOHNSON - 1801
...those who persuade themselves that they are so. How a man may know whether he be so in earnest, is worth inquiry: and I think there is one unerring mark...plain, receives not truth in the love of it; loves not trjith'fbr truth-sake, but for some other bye-end. For the evidence that any proposition is true,(except...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the Conduct of ...

John Locke - 1801 - 308 pages
...thc'e is this one unerring mark of it, viz. the not entertaining any propofition with greater afTunmce, than the proofs it is built upon will warrant. Whoever goes beyond this menfure of aflent, it is plain receives not truth in ihe love of it, loves not truth for truth-fake,...
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An essay concerning human understanding; with Thoughts on the conduct of the ...

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1801
...is -this one unerring mark of it, vix. the not entertaining any propofitioa with greater afiurance, than the proofs it is built upon will warrant. Whoever goes beyond this meafure of aflent, it is plain receives not. truth in the love of it, loves not truth for truth- fake,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 132

1870
...so. How a man may know, whether he be wo, in earnest, is worth inquiry ; and I think there is this one unerring mark of it, viz., the not entertaining...with greater assurance than the proofs it is built on will warrant. Whoever goes beyond this measure of aseent, it is plain, r' truth in the love...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 510 pages
...those who persuade themselves that they are so. How a man may know whether he be so in earnest, is worth inquiry : and I think there is one unerring...receives not truth in the love of it; loves not truth for truth- sake, but for some other bye-end. For the evidence that any proposition is true (except such...
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An analytical abridgment of Locke's Essay concerning human understanding

John Locke - 1808
...persuasions, few love Truth for Truth's sake. A certain mark of a man's earnestly loving it, is his not entertaining any proposition with greater assurance, than the proofs it is built on will warrant. Whoever goes beyond this measure of assent loves it for some bye end ; for it must...
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The Philosophy of the Human Mind in Respect to Religion, Or, A Demonstration ...

James Fishback - Apologetics - 1813 - 306 pages
...authorities, in my inquiries. I have endeavoured to observe Mr. Locke's rules, (viz.) "not to entertain any proposition with greater assurance than the proofs it is built upon will warrant;" and to "search after truth for its own sake," being assured that "whatsoever credit I give to any principle...
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The Brief Remarker on the Ways of Man: Or, Compendious Dissertations ...

Ezra Sampson - Conduct of life - 1818 - 421 pages
...are so. How a man may know whether he be-so in earnest, is worth enquiry, and I think there is this one unerring mark of it, viz. the not entertaining...assurance, than the proofs it is built upon will warrant." These weighty sentiments, so worthy to be carried along with us in all our secular, and in all our...
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