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" ... the very first exercise of consciousness necessarily implies a belief, not only of the present existence of what is felt, but of the present existence of that which feels... "
The collected works of Dugald Stewart - Page cx
by Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1858
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An Essay on Consciousness: Or, A Series of Evidences of a Distinct Mind

John Fearn - 1812 - 380 pages
...Sentence, which runs thus : " The moment that, in consequence of such an impression, a Sen" sation is excited, we learn two facts at once ; the existence...Sensation, and our own existence as sentient Beings ; in other1 " words, the very first exercise of my Consciousness necessarily im" plies a belief," &c. Here,...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...were ever to be made on our external senses. The moment that, in consequence of such an impression, a sensation is excited, we learn two facts at once...existence of that being which I denote by the words I and myself. Of these facts, however, it is the former alone of which we can properly be said to be...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...were ever to be made on our external senses. The moment that, in consequence of such an impression, a sensation is excited, we learn two facts at once...beings ; in other words, the very first exercise of consciousuess necessarily implies a belief, not only of the present existence of what is felt, but...
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Philosophical Essays

Dugald Stewart - 1816 - 615 pages
...were ever to be made on our external senses. The moment that, in consequence of such an impression, a sensation is excited, we learn two facts at once...existence of what is felt, but of the present existence of tJiat which feels and thinks ; or (to employ plainer language) the present existence of that being...
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A treatise on the records of the creation: and on the moral ..., Volume 1

John Bird Sumner - 1818
...and farther proof of the existence of a material world f. But so * Philos. Essays, Es. ip 8. " The exercise of consciousness necessarily implies a belief,...present existence of that which feels and thinks. Of these facts, however, it is the former alone of which we can possibly be said to be conscious agreeably...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1821
...were ever to be made on our external senses. The moment that, in consequence of such an impression, a sensation is excited, we learn two facts at once...the present existence of that which feels and thinks ; 6r, (to employ plainer language) the present existence of that being which I denote by the words...
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A treatise on the records of the Creation, and on the moral ..., Volume 1

John Bird Sumner (abp. of Canterbury.) - 1825
...the knowledge of our own existence. But Mr. Stewart* has acutely * Philos. Essays, Es. ip 8. " The exercise of consciousness necessarily implies a belief...present existence of that which feels and thinks. Of these facts, however, it is the former alone of which we can possibly be said to be conscious agreeably...
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A review of the doctrine of personal identity, by an old ex-scholar of ...

Thomas Wallace (LL.D.) - 1827
...ordinary acceptation of " the word, implies a belief not only of the pre" sent existence of THAT which is felt, but of the " present existence of that which feels and thinks, " that being which I denote by the words /and " myself; yet, properly speaking, it is the former of...
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Elements of mental and moral science; designed to exhibit the original ...

George Payne - 1828
...on an external sense." He proceeds to observe, " that the moment in which a sensation is produced, we learn two facts at once the existence of the...is felt, but of the present existence of that which thinks and feels, or of that being which I denote, I, and myself." It is, however, of the former of...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Philosophical essays

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...were ever to be made on our external senses. The moment that, in consequence of such an impression, a sensation is excited, we learn two facts at once...beings : in other words, the very first exercise of ray consciousness necessarily implies a belief, not only of the present existence of what is felt,...
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