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" The faculties of the mind, and its powers, are often used as synonymous expressions. But as most synonymes have some minute distinction that deserves notice, I apprehend that the word faculty is most properly applied to those powers of the mind which... "
The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings - Page 341
by Thomas Reid - 1822
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Essays on the powers of the human mind [orig. publ. as Essays on the ...

Thomas Reid - 1827
...not«*, I apprehend that the vwA faculty is most properly applied to those powers of the mind whtch arc original and natural, and which make a part of the...exercise or study, which are not called faculties, but habitt. There must be something in the constitution of the mind necessary to our being able to acquire...
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The works of Thomas Reid, with selections from his unpublished letters ...

Thomas Reid - 1846
...is most properly applied to those powers of the mind which are original and natural, and which male a part of the constitution of the mind. There are...exercise, or study, which are not called faculties, b.:t habits. There must be something in the constitution of the mind necessary to our being able to...
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Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man

Thomas Reid - 1850 - 462 pages
...faculties of the mind, and its powers, are often used as synonymous expressions. But as mostsynonymes have some minute distinction that deserves notice,...habits, and this is commonly called capacity.* 4. Subject and Object. — We frequently meet with a distinction, in writers upon this subject, between...
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Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man

Thomas Reid - 1850 - 462 pages
...which are original and natural, and which make a part of the constitution of the mind. There are oiher powers which are acquired by use, exercise, or study,...acquire habits, 'and this is commonly called capacity.* * These terme properly stand in the following relations : — powers are m-tiee and passive, natural...
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INTELLECTUAL POWERS OF MAN

THOMAS REID - 1855
...which implies its being merely passive. 3. Powers and Faculties of the Mind. — The words power wadi faculty, which are often used in speaking of the mind,...acquire habits, and this is commonly called capacity* 4. Subject and Object. — We frequently meet with a distinction, in writers upon this subject, between...
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Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man

Thomas Reid - 1855 - 492 pages
...I am silent. Every operation, therefore, implies power; but the power does not imply the operation. used as synonymous expressions. But as most synonymes...acquire habits, and this is commonly called capacity* 4. Subject and Object. — We frequently meet with a distinction, in writers upon this subject, between...
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Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man

Thomas Reid - 1855 - 492 pages
...silent. Every operation, therefore, implies power; but the power does not imply the operation. nsed as synonymous expressions. But as most synonymes have...acquire habits, and this is commonly called capacity* 4. Subject and Object. — We frequently meet with a distinction, in writers upon this subject, between...
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Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man

Thomas Reid, Sir William Hamilton - 1857 - 492 pages
...invented by philosophers, which implies its being merely passive. 3. Powers and Faculties of the Mind. — The words power and faculty, which are often used...habits, and this is commonly called capacity.* 4. Subject and Object. — We frequently meet with a distinction, in writers upon this subject, between...
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The Vocabulary of Philosophy, Mental, Moral and Metaphysical: With ...

William Fleming, Charles Porterfield Krauth - 1860 - 662 pages
...is most properly applied to those powers of the mind which are original and natural, and which make part of the constitution of the mind. There are other...acquire habits, and this is commonly called capacity." Such are the distinct meanings which Dr. Reid would assign to these words, and these meanings are in...
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The Vocabulary of Philosophy, Mental, Moral and Metaphysical: With ...

1860 - 662 pages
...is most properly applied to those powers of the mind which arc original and natural, and which make part of the constitution of the mind. There are other...which are not called faculties, but habits. There must bo something in the constitution of the mind necessary to our being able to acquire halits, and this...
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