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" In short, herein seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right from them; but idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce * at all. "
Passages from the diary of a late physician - Page 31
by Samuel Warren - 1838
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Locke's essays. An essay concerning human understanding. And A treatise on ...

John Locke - 1854
...wrong ideas together, and •Bo make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right from them ; bul idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. SECT. 14. Method. — These, 1 think, are the first (acuities and operations of the mind, which it...
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Phantasmata: or, Illusions and fanaticisms of Protean forms, productive of ...

Richard Robert Madden - Hallucinations and illusions - 1857
...idiots and madmen — that madmen put wrong1 ideas together, and so make wrong1 propositions ; while idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. They err as men who do argue right from wrong principles, for by the violence of their imaginations...
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Passages from the diary of a late physician (by S. Warner). (Orig. publ. in ...

Samuel Warren - 1864
...minds, are never subject to madness ; for," adds the doctor, " how can he despair who cannot think 1 " Though the logic here is somewhat loose and leaky,...incorrectly, and be distinguished by their exercise of that power when of unsound mind — their understanding retaining, even after such a shock and revolution...
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The Trial of Ebenezer Haskell in Lunacy

1869
...says that th,e difference between idiots and madmen is that " madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." Dr. Andrew Combe says, "It is the prolonged departure without any adequate external cause from the...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With the Notes and Illustrations of ...

John Locke - 1879 - 664 pages
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce al all. 14. Method. — These, I think, are the first faculties and operations of the mind which it...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 158

Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason rightly from them ; but idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." In the opinion of the court in the matter of Forman's Will, 54 Barb. (NY) 274, it is said: "I repeat...
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A System of Legal Medicine, Volume 2

Allan McLane Hamilton, Edwin Lawrence Godkin - Medical jurisprudence - 1894
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen : that madmen put wrong ideas together and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." (Essay on the Human understanding, book ii., chap, xi., sec. 13.) These views have had a predominant...
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A System of legal medicine, Volume 2

Allan McLane Hamilton - 1894
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen : that madmen put wrong ideas together and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." ( Essay on the Human Understanding, book ii., chap, xi., sec. 13.) These views have had a predominant...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1894
...madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right from them j but idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. Method J4- These, I think, are the first faculties and operations followed of the mind, which it makes...
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