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" Tis evident that all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature; and that however wide any of them may seem to run from it, they still return back by one passage or another. Even mathematics, natural philosophy, and natural religion... "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Page 387
edited by - 1829
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 6

Bibliography - 1739 - 480 pages
...Pbilofopbyt and Natural Religion* are in " fome " fome meafure dependent on the Science of MAN '-, " fince they lie under the Cognizance of Men, and " are judged of by their Powers and Faculties. Ic " is impoffible to tell what Changes and ImproYe*' ments we might make in thefd Sciences, were we...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - 1811 - 620 pages
...prevalent at the time when he wrote : " 'Tis evident, that all the sciences have a relation, greater M or less, to human nature, and that* however wide any...one passage or another. Even mathematics, natural phi" losophy, and natural religion, are in some measure de" pendent on the science of man ; since they...
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The Works of Thomas Reid: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1818 - 466 pages
...of them may seem to run from it, they still return baek by one passage or another. Even mathematies, natural philosophy, and natural religion, are in some measure dependent on the seienee of man ; vot. i. 5 sinee tbey lie under the eognisanee of men, and are judged of by their powers...
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The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1822 - 432 pages
...science. Mr. HUME hath justly observed, that " all the sciences have a relation to human nature ; and, however wide any of them may seem to run from it, they still return back by one passage or another. This is the centre andcapitol of the sciences, which being once masters of, we may easily extend our...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Ethics - 1826 - 508 pages
...presumption against it, were it so very easy and obvious. 'Tis evident, that all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature ; and...still return back by one passage or another. Even Maf/ matics, Natural Philosophy, and Natural Religion, are in some measure dependant on the science...
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The substance of an argument to prove the truth of the Bible

David M'Nicoll - 1827 - 180 pages
...greater force to the sublimer truths of Scripture; * that they all have a relation to human nature; and however wide any of them may seem to run from it, they still return back, by one passage or another. This is the centre and capital of the whole, which, being once masters of, we may easily extend our...
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Essays on the Powers of the Human Mind: To which are Added, An Essay on ...

Thomas Reid - Intellect - 1827 - 706 pages
...science. Mr. Hume hath justly observed, that " all the sciences have a relation to human nature ; and, however wide any of them may seem to run from it, they still return back by one passage or another. This is the centre and capital of the sciences, which being once masters of, we may easily extend our...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 518 pages
...of Human Nature will be best explained in his own words. " 'T is evident that all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature, and...of by their powers and faculties If, therefore, the sciences of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, and Natural Religion, have such a dependence on the knowledge...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation exhibiting a general view of the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 510 pages
...of Human Nature will be best explained in his own words. " 'T is evident thai all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature, and...their powers and faculties. ..... If, therefore, the sciences of Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, and Natural Religion, have such a dependence on the knowledge...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829 - 410 pages
...theories which were prevalent at the time when he wrote : " 'T is evident, that all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature, and...men and are judged of by their powers and faculties. It is impossible to tell what changes and improvements we might make in these sciences, were we thoroughly...
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