An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the Conduct of Understanding ; Collated with Desmaizeaux's Ed. To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

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Truth or Falſehood always ſuppoſes Affirmation or Negation
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Ideas in themſelves never true nor falſe
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But are falſe Firft When judged agreeable to ano ther Mans Idea without being
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Secondly When judged to agree to real Exiſtence when they do
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Thirdly When judged adequate without being
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Fourthly When judged to repreſent the real Elence
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Ideas when falſe
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More properly to be called right or wrong
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Conclufion
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Difference of Mens Diſcoveries depends upon the dif
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The Soul thinks not always for this wants Proofs
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T ought to be moit rational
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That a man ſhould be buſy in thinking and yet
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CHAP III
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Of Solidity
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CHA P XXIX
Ideas ſome clear and ſome diftinct others obſcure and confuſed
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Clear and obſcure explained by Sight
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Cauſes of Obſcurity
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Diftinet and confuſed what
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From a wrong connection of Ideas
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ś Objeion 6 Confuſion of Ideas is in reference to their Names
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Powers a great part of our complex Ideas of Sub ſtances
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And
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Three ſorts of Ideas make our complex ones of Sub ftances
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The now ſecondary Qualities of Bodies would
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Confuſion conceros always two Ideas
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Cauſes of Confuſion
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Complex Ideas may be diftin in one part and
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1416 Farther Inſtances of the Effets of the Aſſociation of Ideas
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diſappear if we could diſcover the primary ones of their minute Parts 12 Our Faculties of Diſcovery ſuited to our ſtate
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Its Influence on intellectual Habits
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Conjecture about Spirits
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Complex Ideas of Subſtances 15 Idea of Spiritual Subſtances as clear as of bodily Sub ſtances
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No Idea of abſtract Subſtance 17 The Coheſion of ſolid Parts and Impulſe the primary Ideas of Body 18 Thinking and Motivity the primary Ideas of ...
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Idea of Soul and Body compared 2327 Coheſion of ſolid Parts in Body as hard to be con ceived as Thinking in a Soul
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Secondary Qualities twofold firſt immediately per
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Communication of Motion by Impulſe or by Thought equally intelligible
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Ideas of Body and Spirit compared 31 The Notion of Spirit involves no more difficulty in it than that of Body
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We koow nothing beyond our fimple Ideas 3335 Idea of God 36 No Ideas in our complex one of Spirits but thoſe got from Senſation or Reflection
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Why the Genus is ordinarily made uſe of in Defini
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Real and nominal Effence the ſame in Simple Ideas
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Simple Ideas why undefinable farther explained
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Divifibility of Matter
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Are the Operations of the Mind about its other Ideas
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Made by the Power of compoſing in the mind
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All artificial things are collective Ideas
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Mixed Modes made of conäftent Ideas are real
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Ideas of Subſtances are real when they agree with the Exiftence of things
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Serves not to increaſe our Knowledge but fence with
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Sect
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We reaſon about Particulars
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Firſt Reaſon fails us for want of Ideas
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As far as any ſuch Coexiſtence can be known ſo
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The Means of evading Probabilities ift Suppoſed
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Each diſtinct abſtract Idea is a diſtinct Effence
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Perception the Inlet of Knowledge
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zdly Suppofed Arguments for the contrary
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Real and nominal Effencea
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What is requiſite for our Knowledge of Subſtances
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Of Maxims
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ul What Uſe theſe general Maxims have
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Maxims if care be not taken in the Uſe of Words
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cated of the whole
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Incogitative Being cannot produce a cogitative
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Folly to expect Demonſtration in every Thing
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SECT
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Secondly Becauſe of obſcure and imperfect Ideas 11 Thirdly For want of intermediate Ideas
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Fourthly Becauſe of wrong Principles 13 Fifthly Becauſe of doubtful Terms 14 Our higheit Degree of Knowledge is intuitive without reaſoning
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To fupply the Narrowneſs of this we have nothing but Judgment upon probable Reaſoning 17 Intuition Demonſtration Judgment
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18 Conſequences of Words and Conſequences of Ideas
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Firſt Ad Verecundiam 20 Secondly Ad Ignorantiam 21 Thirdly Ad Hominem 22 Fourthly Ad Judicium
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Above contrary and according to Reaſon 24 Reaſon and Faith not oppoſite
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CHAP XVIII
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Faith and Reaſon what as contradiſtinguiſhed
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Traditional Revelation may make us know Propofi tions lindwable alſo by Reaſon but not with the ſame Certainty that Reaſon dotha
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What Probabilities determine the Affent
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Seite 64 - I would be understood to mean, that notice which the mind takes of its own operations, and the manner of them, by reason whereof there come to be ideas of these operations in the understanding.
Seite 97 - ... some motion must be thence continued by our nerves or animal spirits, by some parts of our bodies, to the brain or the seat of sensation, there to produce in our minds the particular ideas we have of them.
Seite 192 - ... a new set of discoveries communicated by God immediately; which reason vouches the truth of, by the testimony and proofs it gives that they come from God. So that he that takes away reason to make way for revelation, puts out the light of both, and does muchwhat the same as if he would persuade a man to put out his eyes, the better to receive the remote light of an invisible star by a telescope.
Seite 10 - From all which it is evident, that the extent of our knowledge comes not only short of the reality of things, but even of the extent of our own ideas.
Seite 64 - ... got; which operations, when the soul comes to reflect on and consider, do furnish the understanding with another set of ideas which could not be had from things without; and such are perception, thinking, doubting, believing, reasoning...
Seite 80 - 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.
Seite 239 - ... harangues and popular addresses, they are certainly, in all discourses that pretend to inform or instruct, wholly to be avoided ; and, where truth and knowledge are concerned, cannot but be thought a great fault either of the language or person 'that makes use of them.
Seite 179 - I think it may not be amiss to take notice, that, however faith be opposed to reason, faith is nothing but a firm assent of the mind ; which, if it be regulated, as is our duty, cannot be afforded to any thing but upon good reason, and so cannot be opposite to it. He that believes without having any reason for believing, may be in love with his own fancies ; but neither seeks truth as he ought, nor pays the obedience due to his Maker...

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