Sitzungsberichte der Philosophisch-Historischen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Volume 124

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In Kommission bei C. Gerold's Sohn, 1891 - History

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Page 105 - (,If I were out of my study I should say it existed — meaning thereby that if I was in my study I might perceive it. or that some other spirit actually does perceive it.' sect. 3.) Es ist schon dargelegt worden, dass nicht Geister, sondern Leiber in oder ausser den Studirstuben erfahren werden
Page 72 - or else such as are perceived by attending to the passions and operations of the mind: or lastly, ideas formed by help of memory and imagination — either compounding, dividing, or barely representing those originally perceived in the aforesaid ways.' Principles of human knowledge sect. 1.). Er
Page 103 - they come to be marked by one name, and so to be reputed as one thing. Thus, for example, a certain colour, taste, smell, figure and consistence having been observed to go together, are accounted one distinct thing, signified by the name apple; other collections of ideas constitute a stone, a tree, a book, and the like sensible things
Page 79 - oder, was das Nämliche besagt, wodurch sie percipirt werden; denn die Existenz einer Idee besteht im Percipirtwerden.' (,But, besides all that endless variety of ideas or objects of knowledge, there is likewise something which knows or perceives them, and exercises divers operations, as willing, imagining, remembering about them. This perceiving, active
Page 107 - beim Gehör und den anderen Sinnen die ihnen eingeprägten Ideen .. .' (,When in broad daylight I open my eyes, it is not in my power to choose whether I shall see or no, or to determine what particular objects shall present themselves to my view; and so likewise as to the hearing and other senses, the ideas imprinted on them
Page 73 - erkannt werden, der darauf achten will, was unter dem Ausdruck existiren bei dessen Anwendung auf sinnliche Dinge zu verstehen ist' (,to me ... it is evident that the various sensations or ideas imprinted on the sense . . . cannot exist otherwise than in a mind perceiving them. — I think an intuitive knowledge may be obtained of this by any
Page 131 - thoughts, I find the ideas actually perceived by Sense have not a like dependence on my will. When in broad daylight I open my eyes, it is not in my power to choose whether I shall see or no, or to determine what particular objects shall present themselves to my view ; and so likewise as to the
Page 110 - durchaus unverständlich. Das Sein (esse) solcher Dinge ist Percipirtwerden (percipi).' (>For as to what is said of the absolute existence of unthinking things without any relation to their being perceived, that is to me perfectly unintelligible. Their esse is percipi . . .') Hieraus folgernd dann die entscheidende Wendung: ,Es ist nicht möglich, dass sie irgend eine Existenz ausserhalb der Geister oder denkenden Wesen haben,
Page 8 - but that such a motion should be attended by, or excite any idea in the mind of another, depends wholly on the will of the Creator. He alone is who. » upholding all things by the word of His power", maintains that intercourse between spirits whereby they are able to perceive the existence of each other.')
Page 110 - (,It is indeed an opinion strangely prevailing amongst men, that houses, mountains, rivers, and in a word all sensible objects, have an existence, natural or real, distinct from their being perceived by the understanding. But, with

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