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" The Law of Causation, the recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature and some other fact which has preceded It... "
Principles of Logic - Page 241
by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pages
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Philosophy Without Assumptions

Thomas Penyngton Kirkman - Metaphysics - 1876 - 342 pages
...recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature, and some others which have preceded it.' Again : ' Between the phenomena, then, which exist at any instant,...
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The Inter Ocean Curiosity Shop for the Year ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1891
...recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature and some other fact which has preceded it. * * * To certain facts certain facts always do, and, as we believe, will continue to, succeed. The...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 15

1877
...Day, and Day of Night. Mr. Mill has defined the law of Causation to be 'the truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature, and some other fact which has preceded it.' This distinctly applies to Day and Night, Night and Day ; yet, in order to wriggle out of his dilemma,...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 15

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1877
...Day, and Day of Night. Mr. Mill has defined the law of Causation to be 'the truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature, and some other fact which has preceded it.' This distinctly applies to Day and Night, Night and Day ; yet, in order to wriggle out of his dilemma,...
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The Princeton review. May-Dec. 1878

1878
...recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive philosophy, is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature and some other fact which has preceded it, independently of all consideration respecting the ultimate mode of production of phenomena, and of...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 30

Bible - 1878
...our notion of causation. John Stuart Mill's definition of the law of causation, " that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature and some other fact which has preceded it," will do as well as any other. " To certain facts, certain facts always do, and, as we believe, always...
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The Realistic Assumptions of Modern Science Examined

Thomas Martin Herbert - Consciousness - 1879 - 460 pages
...of which is the ' main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar ' truth, that invariability of succession is found by ' observation to obtain...nature ' and some other fact which has preceded it. ... 'To certain facts, certain facts always do, and, as we ' believe, will continue to succeed. The...
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The Realistic Assumptions of Modern Science Examined

Thomas Martin Herbert - Consciousness - 1879 - 460 pages
...of which is the ' main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar ' truth, that invariability of succession is found by ' observation to obtain...nature ' and some other fact which has preceded it. ... ' To certain facts, certain facts always do, and, as we ' believe, will continue to succeed. The...
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The Theistic Argument as Affected by Recent Theories

Jeremiah Lewis Diman - Theism - 1881 - 392 pages
...of which is the main pillar of inductive philosophy, is but the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature and some fact which preceded it." l But Hume himself, who was the father of this theory, did not deny the necessary...
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Hindū Philosophy: The Sānkhya Kārikā of Īśwara Kṛishṇa. An Exposition of the ...

John Davies - Nyaya - 1881 - 151 pages
...universal truth," he says, " that every fact which has a beginning has a cause," and " an invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature [which Kapila calls sat] and some other fact which preceded it." 1 So cause is defined, but more precisely,...
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