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" a proposition; which proposition he read. That referred him back to another, which he also read. Et sic deinceps, that at last he was demonstratively convinced of that trueth. This made him in love with geometry. I have heard Sir Jonas Moore (and others "
'Brief Lives': A-H - Page 332
by John Aubrey, Andrew Clark - 1898
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A Study of Spinoza's Ethics

Jonathan Bennett, Jonathan Francis Bennett - Philosophy - 1984 - 396 pages
...said he, . . . this is impossible! So he reads the demonstration of it, which referred back to such a Proposition; which proposition he read. That referred him back to another, which he also read. [And so on, until] at last he was demonstratively convinced of that truth. This made him in love with...
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A Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

Alan L. Mackay - Science - 1991 - 312 pages
...sayd he, 'this is impossible:' So he reads the demonstration of it, which referred him back to such a proposition; which proposition he read. That referred...that trueth. This made him in love with geometry. Brief lives ed OL Dick, 1960 (Oxford: Oxford University Press) p 604 138 Old Customs and old wives...
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Teaching What We Do

Amherst College Faculty - Education - 1992 - 264 pages
...emphasis) this is impossible! So he reads the Demonstration of it, which referred him back to such a Proposition; which proposition he read. That referred him back to another. Et sic deinceps that at last he was demonstratively convinced of that trueth. Should any other reasonable...
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The Cambridge Companion to Descartes

John Cottingham - Philosophy - 1992 - 441 pages
...reads the Demonstration of it, which referred him back to another, which he also read. [And so on] that at last he was demonstratively convinced of that trueth. This made him in love with Geometry. 17 Here Hobbes begins not only by not believing something, but by not even believing it to be possible,...
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Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics

Virginia Held - Philosophy - 1993 - 285 pages
...the proposition. By God,' says he, ‘this is impossible.' So he reads the demonstration of it, which referred him back to another which he also read. et...that at last he was demonstratively convinced of that truth, This made him in love with geometry” (viii). 2. Virginia Held, “Rationality and Reasonable...
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Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics

Virginia Held - Philosophy - 1993 - 285 pages
...the proposition. 'By God,' says he, 'this is impossible.' So he reads the demonstration of it, which referred him back to another which he also read, et...that at last he was demonstratively convinced of that truth. This made him in love with geometry" (viii). 2. Virginia Held, "Rationality and Reasonable Cooperation,"...
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Feminist Morality: Transforming Culture, Society, and Politics

Virginia Held - Philosophy - 1993 - 285 pages
...the proposition. 'By God,' says he, 'this is impossible.' So he reads the demonstration of it, which referred him back to another which he also read, et...that at last he was demonstratively convinced of that truth. This made him in love with geometry" (viii). 2. Virginia Held, "Rationality and Reasonable Cooperation,"...
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Elementary Geometry

John Roe - Mathematics - 1993 - 307 pages
...emphasis) this is impossible! So he reads the Demonstration of it, which referred him back to such a Proposition; which proposition he read. That referred...back to another, which he also read. Et sic deinceps [and so on] that at last he was demonstratively convinced of that trueth. This made him in love wii...
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Common Sense, Science and Scepticism: A Historical Introduction to the ...

Alan Musgrave - Philosophy - 1993 - 310 pages
...emphasis),' this is impossible!' So he read the demonstration of it which referred him back to such a proposition ; which proposition he read. That referred him back to another, which he also read. [And so to the beginning, and] at last he was demonstratively convinced of that truth. This made him...
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Leviathan: With selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668

Thomas Hobbes, Edwin Curley - Philosophy - 1994 - 627 pages
...emphasis), "this is impossible!" So he reads the demonstration of it, which referred him back to such a proposition; which proposition he read. That referred him back to another, which he also read. And so on, until at last he was demonstratively convinced of that truth. This made him in love with...
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