Improvement of the Mind (Google eBook)

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A. S. Barnes, 1885 - Education - 200 pages
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Page 78 - What shall we say then ? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound ? God forbid. How shall we, that are dead to sin, live any longer therein...
Page 86 - Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. 5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
Page 160 - Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona; for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father who is in heaven.
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Page 91 - ... his sentiments. 2. If he be haughty and proud of his knowledge, imperious in his airs, and is always fond of imposing his sentiments on all the company. 3. If he be positive and dogmatical in his own opinions, and will dispute to the end ; if he will resist the brightest evidence of truth, rather than suffer himself to be overcome, or yield to the plainest and strongest reasonings. 4. If he be one who always affects to outshine all the company, and delights to hear himself talk and flourish upon...
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Such a course of study is now available in "Logic, or the Right Use of Reason" by Isaac Watts and it’s sequel, "The Improvement of the Mind" by the same ... LOGIC%20COURSE.htm

Isaac Watts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
[7] The Logic was followed in 1741 by a supplement, The Improvement of the Mind, which itself went through numerous editions and later inspired Michael ... wiki/ Isaac_Watts

Young Ladies Union Society Records
Society members also resolved to improve their minds as they sewed, and over the years they experimented with reading aloud The Improvement of the Mind by ... Webguides/ D/ Danbury.html

Lucia Dacome - Noting the Mind: Commonplace Books and the Pursuit ...
Isaac Watts, The Improvement of the Mind: Or, a Supplement to the Art of Logick (London, 1741), 1–2. 61. Ibid., 240–41. 62. Ibid., 241. ... journals/ journal_of_the_history_of_ideas/ v065/ 65.4dacome.html

Reason, Conduct, and Revelation in the Educational Theory of Locke ...
In such manner Watts’ supplement, The Improvement of the Mind, became a. work on self-education and on the education of others. Still another work, the Dis- ... doi/ pdf/ 10.1111/ j.1741-5446.1976.tb00746.x

JSTOR: Some Psychological Processes in the Development of the ...
I. Watts, The Improvement of the Mind (London: Thomas Kelly, 1819). 19. lp Williams, Michael Faraday. A Biography (London: Chapman & Hall, 1965) p. 27. 20. ... sici?sici=0024-094X(198322)16%3A3%3C217%3ASPPITD%3E2.0.CO%3B2-4

Michael Faraday: Electricity
... read many books, including Isaac Watts' The Improvement of the Mind, the principles and suggestions contained therein he enthusiastically implemented. ... info/ michael-faraday--electricity.html

John Locke Bibliography -- Chapter 3, Philosophy -- 1715-1750
The improvement of the mind: or, A supplement to The art of logick: containing a variety of remarks and rules for the attainment and communication of useful ... tas/ locke/ ch3-18c.html

Of the Conduct of the Understanding
Of the Conduct. of the Understanding. by John Locke. Edited with General Introduction, Historical and. Philosophical Notes and Critical Apparatus ... ir/ repub/ asset/ 11839/ Locke_-_Of_the_Conduct_of_the_Understanding.pdf

Swift and linguistics: The context behind Lagado and around the ...
The Improvement of the Mind: Or, A Supplement to the Art of Logick,. 2 vols. (1803), II, 24. Johnson used the 8th. edition of 1745; first published in 1741. ... index/ U474669V01345015.pdf

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