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" That these eternal truths are clearly perceived, but not by all, by reason of prejudice. As regards the common notions, indeed, there is no doubt that they may be clearly and distinctly perceived, for otherwise they would not deserve to bear this name;... "
René Descartes: Principles of Philosophy: Translated, with Explanatory Notes - Page 22
1984 - 328 pages
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Readings in Modern Philosophy, Vol. 1: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz and ...

Roger Ariew, Eric Watkins - Philosophy - 2000 - 313 pages
...by all, because of prejudice. As regards the common notions, indeed, there is no doubt that they may be clearly and distinctly perceived, for otherwise they would not deserve to bear this name; but it is also true that there are some which, in regard to all men, do not deserve...
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Descartes' System of Natural Philosophy

Stephen Gaukroger, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Stephen Gaukroger - Philosophy - 2002 - 258 pages
...'common notions', which include 'eternal truths' such as the basic truths of mathematics and logic, while there 'is no doubt that they can be clearly and distinctly perceived', are not necessarily so perceived by everyone, and 'may be opposed by the prejudiced opinions of some...
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