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" Let us then suppose the mind to be, as we say, white paper, void of all characters, without any ideas ; how comes it to be furnished ? Whence comes it by that vast store which the busy and boundless fancy of man has painted on it, with an almost endless... "
The Monist - Page 149
by Edward C. Hegeler - 1906
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Upsala universitets årsskrift

1876
...paper, void of all characters, without any ideas; ho w comes it to be furnished? — Whence has it all the materials of reason and knowledge? To this I answer, in one word, from experience; in all that our knowledge is founded, and from that it ultimately derives itself. — First, our senses,...
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Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia: Lichfield-R

1877
...paper, void of all character?, without any ideas; how comes it to be furnished ? Whence has it all tho materials of reason and knowledge? To this I answer, in one word, from experience; in that all knowledge is founded, and from that it ultimately derives itself." Again he says — and the passage...
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A Vocabulary of the Philosophical Sciences: Including the Vocabulary of ...

William Fleming, Henry Calderwood - Philosophy - 1878 - 1044 pages
...Mr. Locke* has assigned experience as the only and universal source of human knowledge. "Whence hath the mind all the materials of reason and knowledge...this I answer, in one word, from experience; in that, all our knowledge is founded, and from that ultimately derives itself. Our observation, employed either...
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Die Substanzenlehre John Lockes: mit Beziehung auf die Cartesianische ...

August De Fries - 1879 - 77 pages
...the mind to be, as we say, whitepaper, void af all characters, without any ideas. — Whence has it all the materials of reason and knowledge ? To this I answer, in one word, from experience ; in that all our knowledge is founded, and from that it ultimately derives itself. 3 Ibid. : Our observation...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With the Notes and Illustrations of ...

John Locke - 1879 - 664 pages
...the busy and boundless fancy of man has painted on it with an almost endless variety ? Whence has it all the materials of reason and knowledge? To this I answer, in one word, From experience : in that all oar know ledge is. founded, and from that~it ultimately derives itself. Our observation, employed...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...the busy and boundless fancy of man has painted on it with an almost endless variety ? Whence has it all the materials of reason and knowledge ? To this I answer, in one word, from experience : in that all our knowledge is founded, and from that it ultimately derives itself. Our observation, employed...
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A vocabulary of the philosophical Sciences

Charles P. Krauth - 1881
...Locke 3 has assigned experience as the only and univerbal source of human knowledge. ''Whence hath the mind all the materials of reason and knowledge...this I answer, in one word, from experience; in that, all our knowledge is founded, and from that ultimately derives itself. Our observation, employed either...
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The Student's Handbook of Philosophy: Psychology

Benjamin Franklin Cocker - Psychology - 1882 - 200 pages
...from sentient experience. Locke assigns experience as the only and universal source of knowledge. " Whence has the mind all the materials of reason and...knowledge? To this I answer in one word, from experience.'" (" Essay on Human Understanding," bk. ii, ch. i, J 2.) But the word experience is exceedingly indefinite....
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The human mind: a treatise in mental philosophy

Edward John Hamilton - Psychology - 1883 - 720 pages
...teaches that experience furnishes all the matter of thought and knowledge. " Whence," says he, " hath the mind all the materials of reason and knowledge...this I answer in one word, from experience: in that all our knowledge is founded, and from that ultimately derives itself. Our observation, employed either...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 3

Biography - 1883
...the busy and boundless Fancy of Man has painted on it, with an almost endless variety ? Whence has it all the materials of Reason and Knowledge ? To this I answer in one word, from Experience : In that all our knowledge is founded ; and from that it ultimately derives itself. Our observation employed...
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