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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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First Philosophy: Fundamental Problems and Readings in Philosophy

Andrew Bailey - Philosophy - 2002 - 966 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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Epistemology: Contemporary Readings

Michael Huemer - Philosophy - 2002 - 619 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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Ten Great Works of Philosophy

Robert Paul Wolff - Fiction - 2002 - 574 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 reality....
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Double Dialectics: Between Universalism and Relativism in Enlightment and ...

Claudia Moscovici - Philosophy - 2002 - 169 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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Causation and Explanation

Stathis Psillos - Philosophy - 2002 - 324 pages
...our evidence of their truth, however great, of a like nature with the foregoing [relations of ideas]. 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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Being After Rousseau: Philosophy and Culture in Question

Richard L. Velkley - Philosophy - 2002 - 192 pages
...prior to Kant. The Humean version turns out to be one of the bedrocks of modern and recent philosophy: "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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British Philosophy: Hobbes to Hume

Frederick Copleston - Philosophy - 2003 - 440 pages
...cannot deny that 2+2=4 without being involved in contradiction: the opposite is inconceivable. But 'the contrary of every matter of fact is still possible,...more contradiction than the affirmation that it will rise.'1 Hume does not mean that it is untrue to say that the sun will rise tomorrow: he means that...
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Scepticism

Neil Gascoigne - Philosophy - 2002 - 218 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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Living Philosophy: An Introduction to Moral Thought

Ray Billington - Philosophy - 2003 - 354 pages
...next time, or for the indefinite future. The contrary of every matter of fact is still possible: .... That the sun will not rise tomorrow is no less intelligible a proposition and implies no more 173 contradiction than the affirmation that it will rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to...
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Knowledge and Indifference in English Romantic Prose

Tim Milnes - Literary Criticism - 2003
...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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