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" ... It may perhaps be unreasonable to complain of this conduct in an author who neither believes his own existence nor that of his reader; and therefore could not mean to disappoint him, or to laugh at his credulity. Yet I cannot imagine that the author... "
The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings - Page 141
by Thomas Reid - 1822
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An Inquiry Into the Human Mind: On the Principles of Common Sense

Thomas Reid - 1810 - 478 pages
...his credulity. Yet I cannot imagine, that the author of the Treatise of Human Nature is so sceptical as to plead this apology. He believed, against his...retain his personal identity, till he reaped the honour honour and reputation justly due to his metaphysical acumen. Indeed, he ingenuously acknowledges, that...
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An inquiry into the human mind, on the principles of common sense. With an ...

Thomas Reid - 1823
...his credulity. Yet I cannot imagine, that the author of the Treatise of Human Nature is so sceptical as to plead this apology. He believed, against his...like day-light, dispelled the darkness and fogs of scepticism, and made him yield to the dominion of Common Sense. Nor did I ever hear him charged with...
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An Inquiry Into the Human Mind, on the Principles of Common Sense

Thomas Reid - 1823 - 334 pages
...against his principles, that he should he read, and that he should retain his personal identity till l reaped the honour and reputation justly due to his metaphysical acumen. Indeed, he ingenuously acknowledges, that it was only in solitude and retirement that he could yield any assent...
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Essays on the Active Powers of the Human Mind: An Inquiry Into the Human ...

Thomas Reid, Dugald Stewart - 1843 - 599 pages
...credulity. Yet I cannot imagine that the author of the " Treatise of Human Nature" is so sceptical as to plead this apology. He believed, against his...justly due to his metaphysical acumen. Indeed [he ingenuously acknowledges, that it was only in solitude and retirement that he could yield any assent...
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The works of Thomas Reid, with selections from his unpublished letters ...

Thomas Reid - 1846
...Yet 1 cannot imagine that the author of the " Treatise of Human Nature" is so sceptical as to p'ead this apology. He believed, against his principles,...retirement that he could yield any assent to his own philuBophy ; society, like day-light, dispelled the darkness and fogs of scepticism, and made him yield...
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A biographical history of philosophy, Volume 4

George Henry Lewes - 1853
...credulity. Yet I cannot imagine that the author of the ' Treatise on Human Nature ' is so sceptical as to plead this apology. He believed, against his...reputation justly due to his metaphysical acumen." He continues further in this strain, dragging in the vulgar error about Pyrrho having inconsistently...
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The Biographical History of Philosophy: From Its Origin in Greece ..., Volume 2

George Henry Lewes - 1857
...disappoint him, or laugh at his credulity. Yet I cannot imagine that the author of the Treatise on Human Nature is so skeptical as to plead this apology....should retain his personal identity, till he reaped the honor and reputation justly due to his metaphysical acumen." He continues further in this strain, dragging...
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Biographical History of Philosophy

George Henry Lewes - 1857
...disappoint him, or laugh at his credulity. Yet I cannot imagine that the author of the Treatise on Human Nature is so skeptical as to plead this apology....read, and that he should retain his personal identity, till/he reaped the honor and reputation justly due to his metaphysical acumen." He continues further...
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Essays, historical and biographical, political and social, literary and ...

1862
...well-toned and accordant part, consistent with the harmony of the whole. It was acknowledged by Hume, that it was only in solitude and retirement that he could yield any assent to his own philosophy. Nor was he always true to it even in solitude ; for in solitude he wrote his admirable political essays,...
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The Biographical History of Philosophy: From Its Origin in Greece ..., Volume 2

1863
...his credulity. Yet I cannot imagine that the author of the Treatise on Human Nature is so sk'pticul as to plead this apology. He believed, against his...should retain his personal identity, till he reaped the honor and reputation justly Jue to his metaphysical acumen." He continues further in this etrain, dragging...
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