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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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Médecins et médecine dans l'œuvre romanesque de Tobias Smollett et de ...

Jacqueline Labrude Estenne - English fiction - 1995 - 460 pages
...seems to lie the difference between Idiots and mad Men, That mad Men put wrong Ideas together, and so make wrong Propositions, but argue and reason right...very few or no Propositions, and reason scarce at ail. (b. 2. en. 11, §13, p. 161) La déficience de la faculté d'abstraction qui rend les débiles...
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A History of Childhood and Disability

Philip L. Safford, Elizabeth J. Safford - Education - 1996 - 342 pages
...mental deviance, building on Locke's distinction: "Madmen . . . put wrong ideas together and reason from them; but idiots make very few or no propositions and reason scarce at all." In A Treatise on Insanity (1806/1962), Pinel identified five classifications: (1) melancholia, or delirium;...
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Kant-Forschungen 10:Kommentar* 001384

Reinhard Brandt - Philosophy - 1999 - 543 pages
...jedoch auf der Grundlage falsch gebildeter Begriffe. »That mad Men put wrong Ideas together, and so make wrong Propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no Propositions, and reason scarce at all.« (Locke 1975, 161; An Essay concerning Human Understanding II 11, 12-13) Diese Einteilung benutzt auch...
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Handbook of Disability Studies

Gary L. Albrecht, Katherine D. Seelman, Michael Bury - Medical - 2001 - 864 pages
...seems to lie the difference between idiots and mad men, 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. (P. 236) Although Rushton (1996:50) argued that Locke merely "provides...
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Learning Disability: A Social Approach

D. G. Race - Education - 2002 - 245 pages
...seems to be the difference between Idiots and Madmen, that Madmen put wrong ideas together, and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...very few or no propositions and reason scarce at all. (Locke 1689) The importance Locke attaches to 'reason' was, of course, part of the growing movement,...
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Imagination and Its Pathologies

James Phillips, James Morley - Psychology - 2003 - 276 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. (Locke 1959, 207-208) Locke's explanation of madness through a faulty mixing of ideas by a deranged...
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Boyle on Atheism

Robert Boyle - Philosophy - 2005 - 493 pages
...and the meaning of a mentally deficient person that we find, for example, in Locke's Essay, 2.11.13: 'Idiots make very few or no Propositions, and reason scarce at all.' There is no suggestion of anything as extreme as the latter in the Greek term. Having, I hope, by the...
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Advance Directives in Mental Health: Theory, Practice and Ethics

Jacqueline Atkinson - Medical - 2007 - 216 pages
...'madmen' who difference between idiots and madmen: that madmen put wrong ideas together. O o and so make wrong propositions, but argue and reason right...very few or no propositions, and reason scarce at all (p.62). Discussing further distinctions between 'right' and 'wrong' ideas Locke concluded that we all...
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Vanities of the Eye: Vision in Early Modern European Culture

Stuart Clark - Art - 2007 - 415 pages
In this original and fascinating book, Stuart Clark investigates the cultural history of the senses in early modern Europe. At a time in which the nature and reliability of ...
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Theology and Down Syndrome: Reimagining Disability in Late Modernity

Amos Yong - Religion - 2007 - 450 pages
...seems to lie the difference between Idiots and mad Men, That mad Men put wrong Ideas together, and so make wrong Propositions, but argue and reason right...few or no Propositions, and reason scarce at all" (2.11.13; 1975: 161).28 Because idiots do not have innate ideas/knowledge, they only give the appearance...
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