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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury Volume 5 (Paperback) Loot Price: R386
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The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury Volume 5 (Paperback): Thomas Hobbes
The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury Volume 5 (Paperback): Thomas Hobbes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ... ANIMADVERSIONS UPON THE BISHOP S REPLY NO. XX. No. xx. () " Now again he tells us, that election is not nimator, opposite to either necessitation or compulsion. He might even as well tell us, that a stone thrown upwards moves naturally, or that a woman can be ravished with her own will. Consent takes away the rape," &c. If that which I have told him again, be false, why shows he not why it is false? Here is not one word of argument against it. To say, I might have said as well that a stone thrown upwards moves naturally, is no refutation, but a denial. J will not dispute with him, whether a stone thrown up move naturally or not. I shall only say to those readers whose judgments are not defaced with the abuse of words, that as a stone moveth not upwards of itself, but by the power of the external agent who giveth it a beginning of that motion; so also when the stone falleth, it is moved downward by the power of some other agent, which, though it be imperceptible to the eye, is not imperceptible to reason. But because this is not proper discourse for the Bishop, and because I have elsewhere discoursed thereof expressly, I shall say nothing of it here. And whereas he says, 'consent takes away the rape'; it may perhaps be true, and I think it is; but here it not only inferreth nothing, but was also needless, and therefore in a public writing is an indecent instance, though sometimes not unnecessary in a spiritual court. In the next place, he wonders how "a man is compelled, and yet free to do what he will"; that is to say, howja_niaaasjQaade_ to wilL-and_yet_free Jtp__do what he will. If he No. xx. had said, he wondered how a man can be compelled' ' _ Anunaaver to will, and yet be free to do that which he would sums upon the have done...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2012
First published: October 2012
Authors: Thomas Hobbes
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 120
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-84726-1
Barcode: 9781153847261
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LSN: 1-153-84726-4

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