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" The only proof capable of being given that an object is visible, is that people actually see it. The only proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it: and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence... "
Principles of Logic - Page 273
by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pages
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 64

1861
...conditions is it requisite that the doctrine should fulfil — to make good its claim to be believed ? The only proof capable of being given that an object is visible, i-> that people actually see it The only proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it : and...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - 1863
...conditions is it requisite that the doctrine should fulfil — to make good its claim to be believed? The only proof capable of being given that an object...proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it : and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it...
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Utilitarianism Explained and Exemplified in Moral and Political Government

Utilitarianism - 1864 - 463 pages
...Utilitarianism may cry — ' Yes ;' but he does not calmly choose it. The writer says (p. 51) — " The only proof capable of being given that an object...that a sound is audible is, that people hear it." In these propositions we note that visible and audible mean, that can or may be, not should be, or ought...
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Utilitarianism Explained and Exemplified in Moral and Political Government

Utilitarianism - 1864 - 463 pages
...— namely, our senses, and our internal consciousness." This he well illustrates thus (p. 51.) :— "The only proof capable of being given that an object...proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it : and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1864 - 96 pages
...conditions is it requisite that the doctrine should fulfil—to make good its claim to be believed ? The only proof capable of being given that an object...proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it: and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it is...
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Dissertations and Discussions: Political, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 3

John Stuart Mill - History - 1864
...conditions is it requisite that the doctrine should fulfil — to make good its claim to be believed ? The only proof capable of being given that an object...proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it : and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it...
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The North American Review, Volume 100

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1865
...ultimate ends do not admit of proof in the ordinary acceptation of the term." The only proof that can be given that an object is visible is that people actually see it. In like manner, the sole evidence which it is possible to produce that anything is desirable is that...
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Utilitarianism

John Stuart Mill - Utilitarianism - 1867 - 96 pages
...proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it : and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it is possible to produce that anything is desirable, is that people do actually desire it. If the end which the utilitarian...
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An Examination of the Utilitarian Philosophy

John Grote - Morale - 1870 - 362 pages
...his argument here deserves attention though it has not been noticed by Prof. Grote. He says (p. 51) ' The only proof capable of being given that an object...is audible is that people hear it. In like manner the sole evidence it is possible to produce that any thing is desirable is that people do actually...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 21

Theology - 1872
...is to prove that happiness is desirable : " The only proof capable of being given," says Mr Mill, " that an object is visible is, that people actually...proof that a sound is audible is, that people hear it ; and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it...
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