The principles of psychology. stereotyped, Volume 2

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Pagina 330 - That the sun will not rise to-morrow is no less intelligible a proposition, and implies no more contradiction than the affirmation, that it will rise. We should in vain, therefore, attempt to demonstrate its falsehood. Were it demonstratively false, it would imply a contradiction, and could never be distinctly conceived by the mind.
Pagina 22 - If a side of any triangle be produced, the exterior angle is equal to the two interior and opposite angles ; and the three interior angles of every triangle are equal to two right angles.
Pagina 193 - The sense of space, and in the end the sense of time, were both powerfully affected. Buildings, landscapes, &c. were exhibited in proportions so vast as the bodily eye is not fitted to receive. Space swelled, and was amplified to an extent of unutterable infinity.
Pagina 335 - Propositions of this kind are discoverable by the mere operation of thought, without dependence on what is anywhere existent in the universe.
Pagina 319 - By the term impression, then, I mean all our more lively perceptions, when we hear, or see, or feel, or love, or hate, or desire, or will. And impressions are distinguished from ideas, which are the less lively perceptions of which we are conscious when we reflect on any of those sensations or movements above mentioned.
Pagina 56 - All men are mortal, Socrates is a man, therefore Socrates is mortal, the subject and predicate of the major premise are connotative terms, denoting objects and connoting attributes.
Pagina 44 - ABC be a triangle of which the side AC is greater than the side AB ; the angle ABC is also greater than the angle BCA.
Pagina 17 - IF two circles touch each other externally, the straight line which joins their centres shall pass through the point of contact.
Pagina 392 - Accordingly, no geometrical proposition, as, for instance, that any two sides of a triangle are greater than the third side, can ever be derived from the general conceptions of line and triangle, but only from perception.
Pagina 24 - Any two sides of a triangle are together greater than the third side." " Let ABC be a triangle ; any two sides of it are, together, greater than the third side; namely, BA, AC, greater than BC; and AB, BC, greater than AC; and BC, CA, greater than A B.

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