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The Analyst; Or, a Discourse Addressed to an Infidel Mathematician. Wherein It Is Examined Whether the Object, Principles, and Inferences of the Moder (Paperback) Loot Price: R147
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The Analyst; Or, a Discourse Addressed to an Infidel Mathematician. Wherein It Is Examined Whether the Object, Principles, and...
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The Analyst; Or, a Discourse Addressed to an Infidel Mathematician. Wherein It Is Examined Whether the Object, Principles, and Inferences of the Moder (Paperback)

George Berkeley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1754 Excerpt: ...or is of it self intelligible; for consequently a corporeal Existence, which is not such, can be only understood by its signifying or importing and denoting what is intellectual And That alone is in its Nature or truly and properly intellectual, which cannot be at all perceived, without being at the fame time understood-, as v. gr. the Mind's Thoughts or Notions and Conceptions of Things, its Designs and Intentions, its Faculties of Understanding and Willing, its moral Habits called Virtues and Vices, its rational Passions of Admiration and Curiosity, or a Defire of Knowledge, with whatever besides can be attributed or ascribed to the Nature of a Rational and Intelligent Being, or which-are the proper Consequences and Results of its intellectual Powers and Capacities. For that any of These should be at D. 2 all all perceived, and not be immediately un-derstood, or appear in themselves intelligible, is a manifest Contradiction. Whereas the Hand, for instance, may be perceived, without being underwood, or without one's having this Notion and Apprehension of it, viz. That " it is an-Instrument, or a "Thing properly framed for the several "Uses it is put to; " and a 'triangle may be perceived, without having a Knowledge of its Properties, which is understanding the Nature of this Figure. So that they become intelligible, only by Means of the Notions applicable to them, and which are properly intellectual, because they are Acts of the Understanding, or the Mind entertains and has them, merely by vertue of and in the Use and Exercise of that Faculty. And consequently, take from the Hand the Notion of its Usefulness, and consider the sensible Appearance of a Tn'angle, without thinking of any of its Properties, and neither of them is intelligibl...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: George Berkeley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-61889-2
Barcode: 9780217618892
Categories: Promotions
Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > History of mathematics
LSN: 0-217-61889-8

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