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" Matters of fact, which are the second objects of human reason, are not ascertained in the same manner; nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible; because... "
Principles of Logic - Page 418
by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pages
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2

Herbert Spencer - Psychology - 1885 - 648 pages
...conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun -will not rise to-morrow, is no less...implies no more contradiction, than the affirmation, thut it will rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demonstratively...
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The Veil of Isis: A Series of Essays on Idealism

Thomas Ebenezer Webb - Idealism - 1885 - 365 pages
...her operations ' still ' the discovery of the law itself is owing merely to experience ' (iv. 39). 'The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible, because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness as if ever so conformable to reality,'...
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Dogmatic Theology, Volume 1

William Greenough Thayer Shedd - Calvinism - 1888
...that the sun must of necessity rise in the east from eternity to eternity. Says Hume (Inquiry V.) : " The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible, because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with equal facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality....
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The Critical Philosophy of Immanuel Kant, Volume 1

Edward Caird - 1889 - 1314 pages
...same manner ; nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible ; because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to...
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Mechanism and personality: an outline of philosophy in the light of the ...

Francis Asbury Shoup - History - 1891 - 343 pages
...conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. ' That the sun will not rise to-morrow,' is no less...proposition, and implies no more contradiction, than the affirmative, ' that it will rise.' We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood....
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Mechanism and personality: an outline of philosophy in the light of the ...

Francis Asbury Shoup - History - 1891 - 343 pages
...mathematical truths] ; nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible, because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to...
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The Principles of Psychology, Volume 2

Herbert Spencer, Frederick Howard Collins - Psychology - 1892
...with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. '1'lt^t the sun witt not rise to-morrow, is no less intelligible a proposition,...contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rue. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demonstratively false,...
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Hume: With Helps to the Study of Berkeley; Essays

Thomas Henry Huxley - Philosophy - 1896 - 319 pages
...evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of eveiy matter of fact is still possible, because it can never imply a contradiction, and is conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to...
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Naturalism and agnosticism: the Gifford lectures delivered before the ...

James Ward - Agnosticism - 1899
...conceived by the mind with the same facility and distinctness, as if ever so conformable to reality. That the sun will not rise to-morrow is no less intelligible...contradiction, than the affirmation, that it will rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falseHUME AND KANT 223 hood ! " 1 So far Hume...
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A sketch of the development of philosophic thought from Thales to Kant

Ludwig Noiré - Knowledge, Theory of - 1900 - 359 pages
...l /manner, nor is our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible...contradiction, than the affirmation that it will rise 1 ; ' there is no logical necessity affecting matters of fact. If we turn to abstract and a priori...
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