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" An Essay on Quantity, occasioned by reading a Treatise, in which Simple and Compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit... "
The collected works of Dugald Stewart - Page 251
by Dugald Stewart, John Veitch - 1858
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - 1803
...the age of thirty-eight, he first appeared as an author in the Philosophical Transactions. Hia paper is entitled ' An Essay on Quantity, occasioned by...compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit.' This is, we believe, the first attack on the improper application of mathematical reasoning and language...
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Account of the Life and Writings of Thomas Reid...

Dugald Stewart - 1803 - 222 pages
...the time when it was written. It is entitled, An Eflay on Quantity, occafioned by reading a Treatife, in which Simple and Compound Ratios are applied to Virtue And Merit ; and fhews plainly, by its contents, that, although he had not entirely relinquifhed the favourite refearches...
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Biographia Scotica; or, Scottish biographical dictionary

John Stark (of Edinburgh.) - 1805
...attachment even in old age. A paper which he published in the Philosophical Trarsactior.s c£- the Roy?.! Society of London for the year 1748, affords some light with respect to the progress of his studies at the time when it was written. It is intituled, " An Essay on quantity, occasioned by reading...
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1744-1749: 1744-1749

1809
...a large superficies, the firing is much quicker than when we only heat a small portion of the same. An Essay on Quantity : occasioned by reading a Treatise,...and Compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit. By the Rev. Mr. Reid. Communicated in a Letter from the Rev. Henry Miles., DD, FRS N 48Q, p. 505....
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - 1813
...1748, affords some light'with respect to the progress of his studies at the time when it \vas written. It is entitled ' An Essay on Quantity, occasioned...plainly, by its contents, that, although he had not entirely relinquished 3 R 2 REÍ ( 492 ) the favourite researches of his youth, he was beginning to...
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The Works of Thomas Reid ...: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - 1818
...it was written. It is entitled, " An Essay on Quantity, oeeasioned by reading a Treatise, in whieh Simple and Compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit ;" and shews plainly, by its eontents, that, although he had not entirely relinquished the favourite researehes of his youth, he...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1816
...Philosophical Transactions of London in 1748. It was entitled "An Essay on Quantity, occasioned by a Treatise in which simple and compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit," and shews plainly, that although he had not yet entirely relinquished the favourite researches of his youth, he was beginning...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 26

Alexander Chalmers - 1816
...Philosophical Transactions of London in 174S. It was entitled "An, Essay on Quantity, occasioned by a Treatise in which simple and compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit," and shews plainly, that although he had not yet entirely relinquished the favourite researches of his youth, he was beginning...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 26

Alexander Chalmers - 1816
...Philosophical Transactions of London in 1748. It was entitled " An Essay on Quantity, occasioned by a Treatise in which simple and compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit," and shews plainly, that although he had not yet entirely relinquished the favourite researches of his youth, he was beginning...
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The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - 1822
...748, affords some light with respect to the progress of his studies at the time when it was written. It is entitled, " An Essay on Quantity, occasioned...Compound Ratios are applied to Virtue and Merit;" and shows plainly, by its contents, that, although he had not entirely relinquished the favourite researches...
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