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" But I am apt to imagine, that were the imperfections of language, as the instrument of knowledge, more thoroughly weighed, a great many of the controversies that make such a noise in the world, would of themselves cease ; and the way to knowledge, and... "
Epea pteroenta. Or, The diversions of Purley. To which is annexed Letter to ... - Page 30
by John Horne Tooke - 1829
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The Works of John Locke, Esq, Volume 1

John Locke - Philosophy - 1722 - 640 pages
...a great many of the Controverfies that make fuch a noife- in the world, would of themfelves ceafe; and the way to Knowledge and perhaps Peace too, lie a great deal opener than k does§. z2. Sure I am, that the Signification of Words in all Languages, depending very much on the...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1796 - 554 pages
...following chapter. But I am apt to imagine, that were the imperfections of language, as the inftrumcnt of knowledge, more thoroughly weighed, a great many of the controversies that make fuch a noife in the world, would of themfelves ccafc ; and the way to knowledge, and perhaps peace...
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The works of John Locke. To which is added the life of the author ..., Volume 1

John Locke - 1801 - 398 pages
...learning and subtilty, as we shall see in the following chapter. But I am apt to imagine, that were the imperfections of language, as the instrument of knowledge,...perhaps peace too, lie a great deal opener than it does. This should $• 22 - Sure * am , ^ at the signification teach us mo- of words in all languages depending...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the Conduct of ...

John Locke - 1801 - 950 pages
...learning and fubtilty, as we fhall fee in the following chapter. But I am apt to imagine, that were the imperfections of language, as the instrument of knowledge, more thoroughly weighed, a great many- of the controv.erfies that make fuch a noife in the world, would of themfelves ceafe, and the way to knowledge,...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding: With Thoughts on the ..., Volumes 1-3

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1801 - 986 pages
...:\ great many of the controverfies that nuke fuch a noile in the world, would of themfelyes ceaie r and the way to knowledge, and perhaps peace too, lie a great de.il opener than it does. £ 22. Ihis Jbzuid tcaih us Moderation^ in lmp r ji::g our , . . • ,....
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 508 pages
...learning and subtilty, as we shall see in the following chapter. But I am apt to imagine, that were the imperfections of language, as the instrument of knowledge,...perhaps peace too, lie a great deal opener than it does. ,.„. ... §. 2*2. Sure I am, that the signification This should ci • 111 i iteach us mo- ot wonls...
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume 2

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1805 - 520 pages
...learning riind subtilty, as we shall see in the following chapter. But I am apt to imagine, that were the imperfections of language, as the instrument of knowledge,...would of themselves cease ; and the way to knowledge, $nd perhaps peace too, lie a great deal opener than.it does. ,., . , §. s>2. iiuie I am, that the...
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An Analytical Abridgment of Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

John Locke - Knowledge, Theory of - 1808 - 346 pages
...Learning and Subtlety, as we shall . see in the following chapter. But I am apt to imagine, that were the Imperfections of Language, as the instrument of knowledge,...perhaps Peace too, lie a great deal opener than it does. Sure I am that the Signification of Words in all languages, depending very much on the Thoughts, notions,...
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An essay concerning human understanding. To which are now added, i. Analysis ...

John Locke - 1816 - 1048 pages
...learning ami sublihy, as we shall see in the following chapter. J3ut I am apt to imagine, that were the imperfections of language, as the instrument of knowledge,...and perhaps peace- too, lie a great deal opener than k does. Th.shouid *• 22, Sure I am, that the signification teach us mo- ot words m ;ill languages...
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Philosophic Etymology: Or Rational Grammar

James Gilchrist - English language - 1816 - 296 pages
...more thoroughly weighed and more duly considered, a great many of the controversies that make so much noise in the world, would of themselves cease, and...perhaps peace too lie a great deal opener than it does. The consideration then of ideas and words, as the great instruments of knowledge, makes no despicable...
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