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" When the understanding is once stored with these simple ideas, it has the power to repeat, compare, and unite them, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit or... "
The Principles of Psychology - Page 6
by William James - 1918 - 704 pages
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John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding in Focus

Gary Fuller, Robert Stecker, John P. Wright - Philosophy - 2000 - 282 pages
...unite them even to an almost infinite Variety, and so can make at Pleasure new complex Ideas. But it is not in the Power of the most exalted Wit, or enlarged Understanding, by any quickness or variety of Thought, to invent or frame one new simple Idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways before mentioned:...
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An Inquiry Into the Human Mind on the Principles of Common Sense: A Critical ...

Thomas Reid, Derek R. Brookes - Common sense - 2000 - 345 pages
...Immaterialism', Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 3 (1943): pp. 313-23. 70/3 observation of Locke ] 'It is not in the Power of the most exalted Wit, or enlarged Understanding, by any quickness or variety of Thought, to invent or frame one new simple Idea in the mind ... nor can any force of the Understanding,...
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Neural Prostheses

Robert J. Maciunas - Medical - 2000 - 372 pages
...unite them, even to an infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind not taken in by the ways aforementioned.7"...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...unite them, even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways before mentioned:...
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British Philosophy: Hobbes to Hume

Frederick Copleston - Philosophy - 2003 - 440 pages
...the mind has these simple ideas it cannot alter or destroy them or substitute new ones at will. 'It is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways aforementioned:...
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A Critical History of Philosophy, Volume 2

Asa Mahan, Richard Friedrich - Philosophy - 2003 - 492 pages
...unite them, even to an almost infinite variety; and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit or enlarged understanding, by any quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways mentioned: nor...
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William Blake and the Impossible History of the 1790s

Saree Makdisi - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 394 pages
...organs of perception. Passive sensory perception, Locke argued, is the basis of all knowledge. "It is not in the Power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged Understanding," he writes, "to invent or frame one new simple Idea in the mind," not taken in by the perceptions through...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...unite them, even to an ahuost infinite varietv, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it is not in the power of the most exalted wit, or enlarged understanding, hy am quickness or variety of thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken...
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Philosophical Inquiry: Classic and Contemporary Readings

Jonathan Eric Adler, Catherine Z. Elgin - Philosophy - 2007 - 896 pages
...unite them even to an almost infinite variety, and so can make at pleasure new complex ideas. But it hey taught their pupils that those ills under which they thought, to invent or frame one new simple idea in the mind, not taken in by the ways before mentioned:...
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The Cambridge Companion to Locke's 'Essay Concerning Human Understanding'

Lex Newman - Philosophy - 2007
...opt for the subjective genitive because we are utterly passive in our perception of simple ideas. "It is not in the Power of the most exalted Wit, or enlarged Understanding, by any quickness or variety of Thought, to invent or frame one new simple Idea" (E II.ii.2: 119-20). Despite being expressed by an...
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