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" A name is a word taken at pleasure to serve for a mark which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought we had before, and which being pronounced to others may be to them a sign of what thought the speaker had before in his mind. "
An Introduction to Logic - Page 15
by Horace William Brindley Joseph - 1906 - 564 pages
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

Christianity - 1843
...essential preliminary to an investigation of the import of propositions. " A Name," says Hobbes, " is a word taken at pleasure to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought we had before, and which, being pronounced to others, may be to...
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, Volume 1

Thomas Hobbes, Thucydides, Homer - Philosophy - 1839 - 532 pages
...others what we remember ourselves, and, therefore, I will define it thus : PART i. 4. A NAME is word taken at pleasure to serve - ' - for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought Definition life fo some thought we had before, and which of a Name. , , , , being pronounced...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

William Scott, Francis Garden, James Bowling Mozley - Christianity - 1843
...Name," says Hobbes, " is a word taken at pleasure to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought we had before, and which, being pronounced to others, may be to them a sign of what thought the speaker had before in his mind."* " I have used the words ' concrete'...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...conceived to exist. Hence we see how it can form the subject of a proposition. "A name," says Hobbes, " is a word taken at pleasure, to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought such as we had before, and which being pronounced to others, may...
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A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive: Being a Connected ..., Volume 1

John Stuart Mill - Knowledge, Theory of - 1851 - 622 pages
...NAME," says Hobbes,* " is a word taken at pleasure to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought we had before, and which being pronounced to others, maybe to them a sign of what thought the speaker hadf before in his mind." This simple definition of...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer

Religion - 1852
...taken ssjgm to express what passes in their minds" by Hobbes, as that " which may raise in nor miad a thought like to some thought we had before, and which being pronounced to staers, nay be to them a sign of what thought the speaker had or had not before in his ajai" and...
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The Elements of Euclid: With Many Additional Propositions ..., Part 1

Euclid - Geometry - 1853 - 136 pages
...that that meaning should be perfectly known and understood. Hobbes has rightly defined a name to be " a word taken at pleasure to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought which we had before, and which being pronounced to others, may...
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The English Language, Volume 1

Robert Gordon Latham - English language - 1855
... inasmuch as it gives us a text from Hobbes, and a commentary from Mill. "'A name,' says Hobbes, 'is a word taken at pleasure to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought we had before, and which being pronounced to others, may be to...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1855 - 754 pages
...conceived to exist. Hence we see how it can form the subject of a proposition. " A name," says HOBBES, " is a word taken at pleasure, to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought such as we had before, and which, being pronounced to others, may...
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The Bible, teetotalism, and dr. Lees [a reply to Teetotalism plainly taught ...

David Williams (of Great Harwood.), Frederic Richard Lees - 1859
...same definition may be applied to a symbol, which Hobbes has applied to a name, viz. an image, or " a word taken at pleasure to serve for a mark, which may raise in our mind a thought like to some thought we had before, and which being pronounced," expressed, or represented,...
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