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" If we take in our hand any volume; of divinity or school metaphysics, for instance; let us ask, Does it contain any abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number'} No. Does it contain any experimental reasoning concerning matter of fact and existence?... "
The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce - Página 264
por Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - 2010 - 634 páginas
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Reports, Tema 6

National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States - 1887
...we can understand the pertinency of Hume's words, at the close of one of his essays : "If we take in hand any volume of divinity, or school metaphysics,...abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number? No. Commit it, then, to the flames ; for it contains nothing but sophistry and illusion." We appreciate,...
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Lay Sermons, Addresses, and Reviews

Thomas Henry Huxley - 1888 - 414 páginas
...metaphysics, for instance, let us ask, Does it contain any abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number i No. Does it contain any experimental reasoning concerning...fact and existence? No. Commit it then to the flames j lor it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion." 1 Permit me to enforce this most wise advice....
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Religion and Science as Allies: Or, Similarities of Physical and Religious ...

James Thompson Bixby - 1889 - 252 páginas
...advice, as he calls it, of Hume : " If we take in hand any volume of divinity or school metaphysic for instance, let us ask, Does it contain any abstract...Does it contain any experimental reasoning concerning matters of fact and existence ? No. Commit it, then, to the flames, for it can contain nothing but...
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The Critical Philosophy of Immanuel Kant, Volumen1

Edward Caird - 1889 - 688 páginas
...saying — "When we run over the libraries, persuaded of these principles, what havoc must we make ? If we take in our hand any volume of divinity or school...metaphysics, for instance ; let us ask, Does it contain any abstraet reasoning concerning quantity or number ? No. Does it contain any cKperimental reasoning concerning...
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Locke

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1890 - 330 páginas
...quantity or number 1 ' "No. ' Does it contain any experimental reasoning concerning matter or fact or existence ? ' No. ' Commit it then to the flames ; for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion.' " l Hume of course presupposes that, in his philosophy, all human ideas must be either those...
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Locke

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1890 - 299 páginas
...suggests, would bo made among them I " If we take in hand any volume of divinity or school metaphysies, for instance, let us ask, 'Does it contain any abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number 1 ' No. ' Does it contain any experimental reasoning concerning matter or fact or existence ? ' Uo....
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Locke

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1890 - 299 páginas
...the books profess to contain, what havoc, Hume suggests, would be made among them ! " If we take in hand any volume of divinity or school metaphysics, for instance, let us ask, 'Docs it contain any abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number ? ' No. ' Does it contain any...
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The Spirit of Modern Philosophy: An Essay in the Form of Lectures

Josiah Royce - 1892 - 550 páginas
...he onoe says, " we run through libraries, persuaded of these principles, what havoc must we make ? If we take in our hand any volume of divinity or school...flames, for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion." ft Hume represents thus, indeed, the extreme of purely philosophical skepticism in the eighteenth...
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The Spirit of Modern Philosophy: An Essay in the Form of Lectures

Josiah Royce - 1892 - 550 páginas
...he once says, " we run through libraries, persuaded of these principles, what havoc must we make ? If we take in our hand any volume of divinity or school...abstract reasoning concerning quantity or number ? No. Docs it contain any experimental reasoning concerning matter of fact and existence ? No. Commit it...
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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 páginas
...tranquillity of mind, but they fall very much short of bringing men to it. — Tillotson. •If we take in hand any volume of divinity, or school metaphysics,...flames ; for it can contain nothing but sophistry and illusion. — Hume. This same philosophy is a good horse in a stable, but an arrant jade on a journey....
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