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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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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Fugitive writings

William Hazlitt - 1904
...to lie the difference between idiots and mad112 men : 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.' Mr. Locke's account of Liberty and Necessity, contained in his chapter ' On Power,' has been commented...
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Judicial and statutory definitions of words and phrases, Volume 4

West Publishing Company - Law - 1904 - 7839 pages
...says that the difference between idiots and madmen Is that "madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...Idiots make very few or no propositions, and reason scarcely at all." Commonwealth v. Haskell (Pa.) 2 Brewst 491, 496. An Idiot has no power of mind whatever,...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Fugitive writings

William Hazlitt, William Ernest Henley - 1904
...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 rery few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all.' Mr. Locke's account of Liberty and Necessity,...
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Judicial and statutory definitions of words and phrases, Volume 5

West Publishing Company - Law - 1904 - 7839 pages
...Wife. 29 La. Ann. 302, 303. Madmen differ from Idiots, In that madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right from them, but idiots make тегу few or no propositions, and reason scarcely at all. Commonwealth т. Haskell (Pa.) 2 Brewst...
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Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Books II and IV (with Omissions)

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1905 - 348 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...few or no propositions, and reason scarce * at all. 14. Method. These, I think, are the first faculties and operations of the mind which it makes use...
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Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Books II and IV (with ..., Book 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1905 - 348 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...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all. 14. Method. These, I think, are the first faculties and operations of the mind which it makes use...
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Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 251

Missouri. Supreme Court - 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. 274, it is said: "I repeat,...
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One Culture: Essays in Science and Literature

George Lewis Levine, Alan Rauch - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 359 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...few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all." An Essay concerning Human Understanding, ed. J. Yolton (London, 1961), book 2, chap. 101, p. 127. 36....
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Questions of Destiny: Mental Retardation and Curative Education

Carlo Pietzner - Education - 1988 - 61 pages
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and madmen, that madmen put wrong ideas together and reason from them. But idiots make very few or no propositions and reason scarce at all." That is a very interesting definition, though it may make one wonder, if madness comes from putting...
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The History of Special Education: From Isolation to Integration

Margret A. Winzer - Education - 1993 - 463 pages
...[And] the difference between Idiots and mad Men [is] that mad Men put wrong Ideas together, and so make wrong Propositions, but argue and reason right...them: But Idiots make very few or no Propositions, but argue and reason scarce at all" (quoted by Doermer, [1969] 1981). ing in this state for years,...
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