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" ... since we know not wherein thinking consists, nor to what sort of substances the Almighty has been pleased to give that power, which cannot be in any created being, but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradiction... "
The works of Lord Bolingbroke: with a life, prepared expressly for this ... - Page 174
by Viscount Henry St. John Bolingbroke - 1841
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 9

John Locke - Philosophy - 1823
..." For I see no contradiction in it, that the first, eternal, thinking Being, or omnipotent Spirit, should, if he pleased, give to certain systems of...fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought ; though I judge it no less than a contradiction, to suppose matter (which is evidently, in its own...
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An essay concerning human understanding

John Locke - 1823
...them . in any . created being, but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking Being, should, if he pleased, give to " The ume is visible in die other operation of thinking : both these substances may be made and exist...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. analysis ...

John Locke - 1824
...cannot be in any created being, but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking...fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought : though, as I think, I have proved, lib. iv. ch. 10. ^ 14, &c. it is no less than a contradiction...
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An essay concerning human understanding

John Locke - Philosophy - 1825
...nor to be led by the love of truth ; but the same mav be snid of him too, who 90 defrndx theai. An ed senseless matter, put together as he thinks fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought: though, as I think, I have error is not the better for being common, nor truth the worse for having...
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A treatise on the records of the Creation, and on the moral ..., Volume 1

John Bird Sumner (abp. of Canterbury.) - 1825
...the "first thinking Being," namely, a God distinct from the visible world, " should have communicated to certain systems of created senseless matter, put...some degrees of sense, perception, and thought."* But it is impos* Locke, Essay on Human understanding, vol. ii. p. 167. sible not to observe in addition,...
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The harmony of the law [of Moses] and the gospel with regard to the doctine ...

Thomas William Lancaster, Moses (the lawgiver.) - 1825
...being or omnipotent spirit should, if he " pleased, give to certain systems of created sense" less matter, put together as he thinks fit, some " degrees of sense, perception, and thought. " If you define the soul to be a thinking being, " this will serve to distinguish it from other bodies,...
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The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...positions. " We possibly shall never be able to know whether any material being thinks or no. I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking...fit, some degrees of sense, perception and thought. All the great ends of morality and religion are well enough secured, without philosophical proofs of...
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The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...positions. " We possibly shall never be able to know whether any material being thinks or no, I see ni> contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking...pleased, give to certain systems of created senseless mai ter, put together, as he thinks fit, some degrees of sense, perception and thought. All the great...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With the Author's Last Additions ...

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1828 - 590 pages
...would ask, wby Onmipotency cannot give to either of these substances, which are equally ator. For I see no contradiction in it, that the first eternal thinking...together as he thinks fit, some degrees of sense, perin a state of perfect inactivity, the same power that it can give to the other ? Let it be, for...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now first added, i. an ...

John Locke - 1828
...but merely by the good pleasure and bounty of the Creator. For I see no contradictioninit, thatthe first eternal thinking being should, if he pleased,...fit, some degrees of sense, perception, and thought : though, as I think, I have proved, lib. iv. ch. 10. 14, &c. it is no less than a contradiction...
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