Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" the understanding is not much unlike a closet, wholly shut from light, with only some little openings left, to let in external visible resemblances, or ideas of things without. Would the pictures coming into a dark room but stay there, and lie so orderly... "
The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Philosophical essays. 1855 - Page 67
by Dugald Stewart - 1855
Full view - About this book

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 1

John Locke - 1805 - 510 pages
...alone as far as I can discover, are the windows by which light is let into this dark room: for methinks the understanding is not much unlike a closet wholly shut from light, with only some little opening left, to let in external visible resemblances, or ideas of things without: would the pictures...
Full view - About this book

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...external objects, by a similitude " very much resembling that of the cave.—" Methinks," says he, " the understanding is not much unlike a closet, " wholly shut from light, with only some little opening left, " to let in external visible resemblances or ideas of things " without. Would the pictures...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Thomas Reid ...: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 2

Thomas Reid - 1814
...let in external visible resemblanees, or ideas of things without. Would the pietures eoming into sueh a dark room but stay there, and lie so orderly as to be found upon oeeasion, it would very mueh resemble the understanding of a man, in referenee to all objeets of sight,...
Full view - About this book

An essay concerning human understanding. Also, extr. from the author's works ...

John Locke - 1819
...as far as I can discover, are the windows by which light is let into this dark room ; for methiuks the understanding is not much unlike a closet wholly shut from light, with only some little opening left, to let in external visible resemblances, or ideas of things without: would the pictures...
Full view - About this book

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Dugald Stewart - 1821
...resemblances or ideas of things •i without. Would the pictures coming into such a dark room but •i stay there, and lie so orderly as to be found upon occasion, it would " very much resemble the understanding of a man, in reference to *i all objects of sight, and the ideas of them. ''J " Plato's...
Full view - About this book

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - 1821
...understanding is not much un•• like a closet, wholly shut from light, with only some little open" ing left, to let in external visible resemblances or ideas...of things " without. Would the pictures coming into such a dark room but " stay there, and lie so orderly as to be found upon occasion, it would " very...
Full view - About this book

A search of truth in the science of the human mind, Volume 1

Frederick Beasley - 1822
...understanding is not much unlike a closet wholly shut out from light, with only some little opening left to let in external visible resemblances or ideas...of things without. Would the pictures coming into such dark room but stay there, and lie so orderly as to be found upon occasion, it would very much...
Full view - About this book

Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - 1822
...external objects, by " a similitude very much resembling that of the cave—" JVleihinks," says he, " the understanding is not much unlike a closet, wholly shut " from light, with only some little opening left to let in external visible '• resemblances or ideas of things without. Would the pictures...
Full view - About this book

Essays on Phrenology: Or An Inquiry Into the Principles and Utility of the ...

George Combe - 1822 - 463 pages
...by comparing the understanding " to a closet, wholly shut from light, with only some little opening left, to let in external visible resemblances or ideas of things without.'' The notion of all these philosophers was, that from the existence of these images or ideas, the mind...
Full view - About this book

The Works of John Locke, Volume 1

John Locke - 1823
...alone, as far as I can discover, are the windows by which light is let into this dark room: for methinks the understanding is not much unlike a closet wholly shut from light, with only some little opening left, to let in external visible resern blances, or ideas of things without: would the pic...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF