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" Let us take for example, this piece of wax: it has been taken quite freshly from the hive, and it has not yet lost the sweetness of the honey which it contains; it still retains somewhat of the odour of the flowers from which it has been culled; its colour,... "
The Transcendence of the World - Page 6
by Richard Holmes - 1995 - 110 pages
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History of Modern Philosophy in France

Lucien LÚvy-Bruhl - Philosophy, French - 1899 - 500 pages
...retains something of the fragrance of the flowers from which it was gathered ; its color, figure, and size are apparent; it is hard, cold, easily handled, and if you strike it, will give forth some sound. * * * But now, while I am speaking, somebody brings it near the fire; whatever...
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Descartes

M. Glouberman - Philosophers - 1986 - 374 pages
...other particulars. Descartes is quite aware of the fact. Take the wax-experiment. 'This piece of wax' is 'hard, cold, easily handled, and if you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound' (Meditation 2/154). Its being hard rather than soft, cold as opposed to warm, is a function of how...
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Primary Readings in Philosophy for Understanding Theology

Diogenes Allen, Eric O. Springsted - Philosophy - 1992 - 308 pages
...it still retains somewhat of the odour of the flowers from which it has been culled; its colour, its figure, its size are apparent; it is hard, cold, easily...you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound. Finally all the things which are requisite to cause us distinctly to recognise a body, are met with...
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Key Philosophical Writings

Rene Descartes - Fiction - 1997 - 407 pages
...it still retains somewhat of the odour of the flowers from which it has been culled; its colour, its figure, its size are apparent; it is hard, cold, easily handled, and if you strike it with the ringer, it will emit a sound. Finally all the things which are requisite to cause us distincdy to recognise...
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Minds and Bodies: An Introduction with Readings

Robert Wilkinson - Philosophy - 2000 - 236 pages
...it still retains somewhat of the odour of the flowers from which it has heen culled; its colour, its figure, its size are apparent; it is hard, cold, easily...you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound. Finally all the things which are requisite to cause us distinctly to recognise a hody, are met with...
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The Culture of the Body: Genealogies of Modernity

Dalia Judovitz - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 235 pages
...it still retains somewhat of the odor of the flowers from which it has been culled; its color, its figure, its size are apparent; it is hard, cold, easily...you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound. Finally all the things which are requisite to cause us distinctly to recognize a body, are met within...
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Discourse on Method and Meditations

Rene Descartes - Philosophy - 2003 - 121 pages
...been culled ; its colour, its iigure, its size are apparent ; it is hard, cold, easily handled, aud if you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound. Finally all the things which are requisite to cause us distinctly to recognise a body, are met with...
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Good Ideas from Questionable Christians and Outright Pagans: An Introduction ...

Steve Wilkens - Philosophy - 2003 - 256 pages
...it still retains somewhat of the odour of the flowers from which it has been culled; its colour, its figure, its size are apparent; it is hard, cold, easily...you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound" (Meditations 2). However, if we put a flame under the wax, "the taste is exhaled, the smell evaporates,...
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What If?: Thought Experimentation In Philosophy

Nicholas Rescher - Philosophy - 179 pages
...it still retains somewhat of the odour of the flowers from which it has been culled; its colour, its figure, its size are apparent; it is hard, cold, easily...you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound. Finally all the things which are requisite to cause us distinctly to recognise a body, are met with...
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The Squashed Philosophers

Glyn Lloyd-Hughes - Philosophy - 2005 - 436 pages
...its honey and the aroma of flowers. It has its colour, its figure, its size. It appears hard, cold, and if you strike it with the finger, it will emit a sound. But while I speak, I take it near to the fire; the smell, colour, shape is all destroyed. It becomes...
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