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" It seems to me that the only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and number, and that all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds are mere sophistry and illusion. "
Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society - Page 10
by London Mathematical Society - 1889
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Essays and treatises on several subjects, Volume 2

David Hume - 1804 - 527 pages
...to us. We shall theo find what are the proper subjects of science and inquiry. • . It seems to me, that the only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and number, and that all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds are mere...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...recommend it to us. We shall then find what are the proper subjects of science and inquiry. It seems to me, that the only objects of the abstract sciences, or of demonstration, are quantity and number, and that all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds are mere...
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Handbuch der allgemeinen Geschichte der Philosophie für alle ..., Volume 2

Ernst Reinhold - 1829
...mag biefelbe nun auf pofitbe Offenbarung, l) 1. e. Sect. XII. P fill. pag. 173.: it seems to me, thai the only objects 'of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and nnmher, and that all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds...
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Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Darstellung der ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Johann Eduard Erdmann - Philosophy, Modern - 1840
...operation of thought, without dependence on what is any where existent in the universe. Sect. IV. p. 27. The only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and number, and all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds are mere sophistry...
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The New Englander, Volume 1

Criticism - 1843
...In his Inquiry concerning Human Understanding, (sec. xii, p. 173, 174,) he says : " It seems to me, that the only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration, are quantity and number ; and that all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds, are mere...
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Philosophical Works, Volume 4

David Hume - Philosophy - 1854
...recommend it to us. We shall then find what are the proper subjects of science and inquiry. It seems to me, that the only objects of the abstract sciences, or of demonstration, are quantity and number, and that all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds are mere...
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The Metaphysics of the School: Book 4. Principles of being; Book 5. Causes ...

Thomas Harper - Metaphysics - 1881 - 414 pages
...of the cycle of sciences may be summed up, as follows, in the author's own words : ' It seems to me, that the only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and number' (the subject of mathematics), 'and that all attempts to extend this more perfect 1 Treatise on human...
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The Metaphysics of the School: Book 4. Principles of being; Book 5. Causes ...

Thomas Harper - Metaphysics - 1881 - 414 pages
...of the cycle of sciences may be summed up, as follows, in the author's own words : ' It seems to me, that the only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and number' (the subject of mathematics), ' and that all attempts to extend this more perfect 1 Treatise on human...
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The Critique of pure reason as illustrated by a sketch of the development of ...

Immanuel Kant - 1881
...within narrow and reasonable limits we shall find what are the proper subjects of science and enquiry. ' The only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and number, and all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds are mere sophistry...
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Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason: In Commemoration of the ..., Volume 1

Immanuel Kant - Causation - 1881
...within narrow and reasonable limits we shall find what are the proper subjects of science and enquiry. ' The only objects of the abstract sciences or of demonstration are quantity and number, and all attempts to extend this more perfect species of knowledge beyond these bounds are mere sophistry...
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