Mind, Volume 8

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Oxford University Press, 1883 - Philosophy
A journal of philosophy covering epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, and philosophy of mind.

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Page 259 - gravity should be innate, inherent, and essential to matter, so that one body may act upon another at a distance through a vacuum without the mediation of anything else by and through which their action may be conveyed through one to another, is to me so great
Page 259 - one to another, is to me so great an absurdity that I believe no man, who has in philosophical matters a competent faculty of thinking, can ever fall into it". This
Page 543 - Revenge, at first though sweet, Bitter ere long back on itself recoils ". Cases where power is gained by inflicting pain do indeed occur, but if the law of benevolent action holds, they are the exception
Page 433 - Outlines of the Philosophy of Aristotle. Compiled by EDWIN WALLACE, MA, LL.D., Fellow and Tutor of Worcester College, Oxford. Third Edition, enlarged. ("Pitt Press Series"). Cambridge: University Press; London: Cambridge University Press Warehouse, 1883. Pp. 130. The author thus describes the new matter in this Edition,
Page 431 - making general statements about the mind's action. Prolegomena to Ethics. By the late THOMAS HILL GREEN, MA, LL.D., Fellow of Balliol College and Whyte's Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Oxford. Edited by AC
Page 335 - in the private relations of men, opportunities for self-sacrifice prompted by sympathy, must ever in some degree, though eventually in a small degree, be afforded by accidents, diseases and misfortunes in general . . . Flood, fire and wreck must to the last yield at intervals opportunities for heroic acts.
Page 206 - people probably would echo the gentleman in Miss Austen's novel: " I was in the middle before I knew that I had begun ". It seems even more pitiful to speak of the free-will of
Page 348 - a benefit will become very rare, and " altruistic competition, first reaching a compromise under which each restrains himself from taking an undue share of altruistic satisfactions, eventually rises to a conciliation under which each takes care that others shall have their opportunities for altruistic satisfaction
Page 98 - Could we try the experiment of the first consciousness in any infant—its first reception of the impressions which we call external; whatever was present in that first consciousness would be the genuine testimony of consciousness, and would be as much entitled to credit, indeed there would be as little possibility of discrediting it, as our sensations themselves
Page 594 - si quid cum exploratis posterioris aevi doctrinis minus cohaerens, vel denique quoquo modo non probabile, id nullo pacto in animo est aetati nostrae ad imitandum proponi." So long as Card. Zigliara is combating Kantianism, Hegelianism, or Evolutionism, he has a pretty easy task; for these philosophies must always seem unsatisfactory to any one well-skilled in Logic; but when he comes to

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