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" When the understanding is once stored with these simple ideas, it has the power to repeat, compare, and unite them, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit or... "
The Principles of psychology - Page 6
by William James - 1918
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Philosophical Inquiry: Classic and Contemporary Readings

Jonathan Eric Adler, Catherine Z. Elgin - Philosophy - 2007 - 896 pages
...unite them even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it hey taught their pupils that those ills under which they thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways before mentioned:...
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The Cambridge Companion to Locke's 'Essay Concerning Human Understanding'

Lex Newman - Philosophy - 2007
...opt for the subjective genitive because we are utterly passive in our perception of simple ideas. "It is not in the Power of the most exalted Wit, or enlarged Understanding, by any quickness or variety of Thought, to invent or frame one new simple Idea" (E II.ii.2: 119-20). Despite being expressed by an...
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