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" I have here supposed that my reader is acquainted with that great modern discovery, which is at present universally acknowledged -by all the inquirers into natural philosophy : namely, that light and colours, as apprehended by the imagination, are only... "
An inquiry into the human mind, on the principles of common sense. With an ... - Page 102
by Thomas Reid - 1823
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1729
...prefent univerfally acknowledged by all the Enquirers into Natural Philofophy : Namely, that Lightand Colours, as apprehended by the Imagination, are only...Ideas in the Mind, and not Qualities that have any Exiftence in Matter. As this is a Truth which has been proved inconteftably by many Modern Philofophers,...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1767
...difcovery, which is at prefent nniverfally acknowledged by all the inquirers into natural philofophy : namely, that light and colours, as apprehended by...imagination, are only ideas in the mind, and not qualities tr.at have any exigence in matter. As this is a truth that has been proved inconteftably by many modern...
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An Inquiry Into the Human Mind: On the Principles of Common Sense

Thomas Reid - 1785 - 488 pages
...difcovery, which is at prefent " univerfally acknowledged by all the in" quirers into natural philofophy, namely, "that light and colours, as apprehended "...in " the mind, and not qualities that have *' any exiftence in matter. As this is a *' truth which has been proved incontefta" bly by many modern philofophers,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1793
...which is, at prefent, univerfally acknowledged *' by all the enquirers into natural philofophy ; *' namely, that light and colours, as apprehended *'...ideas in the mind, " and not qualities that have any exiftence in mat*' ter. As this is a truth which has been proved in* " conteftibly by many modern philofophers,...
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Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It ..., Volume 2

George Adams - 1794
...Newtonian theory, by Voltaire and fome other infidel writers, Thefe men fuppofe that light and colour, as apprehended by the imagination, are only ideas in the mind, and not qualities that have any exiftence in matter. Strange as this may feem, it has been univerfally received, and confidered by...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 2

Hugh Blair - 1801 - 370 pages
...univerfally acknowledged " by all the inquirers into natural philofophy ; " namely , that light and colors, as apprehended *' by the imagination , are only ideas in the mind^ " and not qualities that have any exiftence in " matter. As this is a truth which has been proved ** inconteftibly by many modern philofophersa...
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An inquiry into the human mind, on the principles of common sense

Thomas Reid - 1801
...into natural philofophy, namely, that light ** and, colours, as apprehended by the i.magi•" nation, are only ideas in the mind, and not ** qualities that have any exiftence in matter. <J As this is a truth, which has been proved " inconteftably by many modern philofophers,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - 1802
...inquirers into natural philofophy j " namely, that light and colours, as apprehended by the imag" ination, are only ideas in the mind, and not qualities that *' have any exiftence in matter. As this is a truth which ha* " been proved inconteftibly by many modern philofophers,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...with that great modern discovery, which is at present universally acknowledged by all the enquirers into natural philosophy ; namely, that light and colours,...that have any existence in matter. As this is a truth that has been proved incontestibly by many modern philosophers, and is inded one of the finest speculations...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1804
...organ of sight. I have here supposed that my reader is acquainted with that great modem discovery, which is at present universally acknowledged by all...natural philosophy ; namely, that light and colours, at apprehended by the imagination, are only ideas in the mind, and not qualities that have any existence...
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