Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind (Classic Reprint)

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind (Classic Reprint)

by Dugald Stewart
     
 

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Some Metaphyficians, who appear to admit the truth of the foregoing reafoning, have farther urged, that for any thing we can prove to the contrary, it is poliible, that the unknown fubfiance which has the qualities of extenfion, figure, and colour, my be the fame with the unknown fubltance which has the

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Excerpt from Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Some Metaphyficians, who appear to admit the truth of the foregoing reafoning, have farther urged, that for any thing we can prove to the contrary, it is poliible, that the unknown fubfiance which has the qualities of extenfion, figure, and colour, my be the fame with the unknown fubltance which has the attributes of feel ing, thinking, and willing. But befides that this is only an hypo thefis, which amounts to nothing more than a mere poflibility, even if it were true, it would no more be proper to fay of mind, that it is material, than to fay of body, that it is fpiritual.

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ISBN-13:
9781333272647
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
08/19/2016
Pages:
584

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