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Metaphysics, Or, The Philosophy of Consciousness, Phenomenal and Real - Page 218
by Henry Longueville Mansel - 1860 - 398 pages
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Essays on the powers of the human mind [orig. publ. as Essays on the ...

Thomas Reid - 1827
...reconcile his concessions with the general principle he lays down before. " To be plain," says he, " I deny that I can abstract one from another, or conceive...which it is impossible should exist so separated." This appears to me inconsistent with the concessions above mentioned, and inconsistent with experience....
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Essays on the principles of human action: on the systems of Hartley and ...

William Hazlitt - Philosophy - 1835 - 176 pages
...curvilinear nor rectilinear, and the like may be said of other abstract general ideas whatsoever : to be plain, I own myself able to abstract in one...exist without them. But I deny that I can abstract from one another, or conceive separately those qualities, which it is impossible should exist so separated...
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The Gentleman's Magazine

Early English newspapers - 1841
...from others, with * Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus. 3Q •which though they are united in some object, yet it is possible they may really exist without them.* But I deny that I can abitract one from another, or conceive separately, those qualities which it is impossible should exist...
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Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Darstellung der ..., Volume 2, Part 2

Johann Eduard Erdmann - Philosophy, Modern - 1842
...myself the ideas of those particular things I have perceived and of variously compounding and dividing them. — But I deny that I can abstract one from another or conceive separatly those qualities which it is impossible schould exist so separated, or that I can frame a...
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The works of Thomas Reid, with selections from his unpublished letters ...

Thomas Reid - 1846
...reconcile his concessions with the general principle he lays down before. " To be plain," says he, " I deny that I can abstract one from another, or conceive...which it is impossible should exist so separated." This appears to me inconsistent with the concessions above mentioned, and inconsistent with experience....
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The Vocabulary of Philosophy, Mental, Moral and Metaphysical: With ...

William Fleming, Charles Porterfield Krauth - Philosophy - 1860 - 662 pages
...particular parts or qualities separated from others, with 'which, though they arc united in some object, yet it is possible they may really exist without them....those qualities which it is impossible should exist separately; or that I can frame a general notion by abstracting from particulars, as aforesaid, which...
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The Metaphysics of Sir William Hamilton: Collected, Arranged, and Abridged ...

Sir William Hamilton - Metaphysics - 1861 - 563 pages
...particular parts or qualities separated from others, with which, though they are united in some object, yet it is possible they may really exist without them....separately, those qualities which it is impossible shoirld exist so separated : or that I can frame a general notion by abstracting from particulars in...
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The metaphysics of Sir William Hamilton

Sir William Hamilton - Philosophy - 1861 - 563 pages
...particular parts or qualities separated from others, will) which, though they are united in some object, yet it is possible they may really exist without them. But I deny titat I can abstract one from another, or conceive separately, those qualities which it is impossible...
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An examination of Sir William Hamilton's philosophy and of the principal ...

John Stuart Mill - Philosophy - 1865 - 560 pages
...particular parts or qualities "separated from others, with which though they are "united in some object, yet it is possible they may "really exist without..." qualities which it is impossible should exist so sepa" rated ; or that I can frame a general notion by ab"stracting from particulars in the manner aforesaid....
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An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy: And of the ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - Philosophy, Scottish - 1865
...particular parts or qualities separated from others, with which though they are united in some object, yet it is possible they may really exist without them....another, or conceive separately, those qualities which it ia impossible should exist so separated ; or that I can frame a general notion by abstracting from...
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