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" I say, then, that our most natural mode of reasoning is, not from propositions to propositions, but from things to things, from concrete to concrete, from wholes to wholes. Whether the consequents, at which we arrive from the antecedents with which we... "
An Indexed Synopsis of the "Grammar of Assent." - Page 177
by John Joseph Toohey - 1906 - 220 pages
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An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent

John Henry Newman - Faith - 1870 - 479 pages
...of their dependence upon some particular faculty which has the oversight of them. I say, then, that our most natural mode of reasoning is, not from propositions...only indirectly recognized as antecedents at all. Not only is the inference with its process ignored, but the antecedent also. To the mind itself the...
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An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent

John Henry Newman - Faith - 1870 - 485 pages
...their dependence upon some particular faculty which has the over- . sight of them. I say, then, that our most natural mode of reasoning is, not from propositions...propositions, but from things to "things, from concrete to concretej from wholes to wholes. Whether the consequents, at which we arrive from the antecedents with...
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Journal of the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, Or ..., Volume 6

Religion and science - 1873
...modus opcrandi of such minds, it is impossible to reason on them. I quite agree with our author that our most natural mode of reasoning is not from propositions to propositions, but from things to things, from wholes to wholes. We only reason from ' proposition to proposition when we desire to verify the conclusions....
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A Treatise on the Nature of Man, Regarded as Triune: With an Outline of a ...

Thomas Best Woodward - Philosophy - 1874 - 277 pages
...faculty which has the oversight " of them." And the next paragraph begins : — " I say, " then, that Our most natural mode of reasoning " is, not from...from concrete to concrete, from " wholes to wholes." Here we have the same truth we have already pointed out in a different form. Reasonpng is spoken of...
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Rudolf Eucken and the Spiritual Life

Margaret Mary MacSwiney - 1915 - 167 pages
...reason-immediacies they are not always trutA-immediacies : in other words, man may err. "I say, then, that our most natural mode of reasoning is, not from propositions...only indirectly recognized as antecedents at all. Not only is the inference with its process ignored, but the antecedent also. To the mind itself the...
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Doubt and Religious Commitment: The Role of the Will in Newman's Thought

M. Jamie Ferreira - Religion - 1980 - 156 pages
...determine his position. Newman further describes this natural form of reasoning as one in which we go 'not from propositions to propositions, but from things...from concrete to concrete, from wholes to wholes. . . . Not only is the inference with its process ignored, but the antecedents also (330-1). This raises...
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The Mental Philosophy of John Henry Newman

Jay Newman - Philosophy - 1986 - 209 pages
...inference; or he may consider it a wholly different mode of inference. He tells us that natural inference is "not from propositions to propositions, but from...from concrete to concrete, from wholes to wholes" (260). This remark is somewhat perplexing. At the beginning of the Grammar, Newman defined "inference"...
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También nosotros creemos porque amamos: tres concepciones del acto de fe ...

Guillermo Juan Morado - Religion - 2000 - 448 pages
...gift, and not a mere method or calculus.», GA, 316; AR, 284. 157 Cf GA, 330-331; AR, 294-295. 158 «not from propositions to propositions, but from...from concrete to concrete, from wholes to wholes.», GA, 330; AR, 295. 159 «The difference between the three kinds of inference may be summarized thus....
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Newman's Approach to Knowledge

Laurence Richardson - Philosophy - 2007 - 200 pages
...of the nature of an instinct, - that is, the process is altogether unconscious and implicit. . . . our most natural mode of reasoning is, not from propositions...things, from concrete to concrete, from wholes to wholes.71 The intellect learns to function by habit, without any necessary consciousness of the operation...
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Our Way to Certitude

...consciousness of the path which the mind takes in passing from antecedent to conclusion. si I say, then, that our most natural mode of reasoning is, not from propositions...only indirectly recognized as antecedents at all. Not only is the inference with its process ignored, but the antecedent also. To the mind itself the...
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