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" Matters of fact, which are the second objects of human reason, are not ascertained in the same manner; nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible; because... "
Principles of Logic - Page 418
by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pages
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Essays and treatises on several subjects

David Hume - 1804
...conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun will not rise to-morrow, is no less intelligible...contradiction than the affirmation, that it will rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demonstratively false,...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects

David Hume - 1809
...certainty and evi╗ dence. our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible ; because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects ...: An inquiry concerning human ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1817
...same manner ; nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible ; because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - English essays - 1825
...Conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun will not rise to-morrow, is no less intelligible...contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rite. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demonstratively false,...
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Essays and treatises on several subjects ...

David Hume - 1825
...facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun will not rise to-tnorrow, is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies...more contradiction, than the affirmation, that it wiS rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demonstratively...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - English essays - 1825
...and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun will not rise to-mwroic-, is BO less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more...contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demon-s stratively false,...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun Ľanil not rise to-morrow, is no less intelligible a proposition,...contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demonstratively false,...
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The philosophical works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...same manner ; nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible, because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to...
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A view of the principal deistical writers that have appeared in England in ...

John Leland, William Laurence Brown - Apologetics - 1837 - 730 pages
...experience, or to the experience of others; for, as this gentleman observes in another part of his Essays, " the contrary of every matter of fact is still possible, because it can never imply a contradiction."* And again he says, speaking of matters of fact, " there are no demonstrative arguments in the case...
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Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Darstellung der ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Johann Eduard Erdmann - Philosophy, Modern - 1840
...same manner, nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible, because it can never imply a contradiction. Sect. IV. p. 27. 3. It may be a subject worthy of curiosity to enquire what is the nature of that evidence,...
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