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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
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Hume's Theory of Consciousness

Wayne Waxman - Philosophy - 2003 - 368 pages
...be entire, where it is not founded on something natural and easy" (T186). It is in this sense that " Even Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, and Natural...are in some measure dependent on the science of MAN" (7\v), and understanding is always only "the general and more established properties of the imagination"...
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Feminism and Tradition in Aesthetics

Peggy Zeglin Brand, Carolyn Korsmeyer - Philosophy - 2010 - 506 pages
...summarizes his entire approach to philosophical investigation: " Tis evident, that all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature; and...from it, they still return back by one passage or another."1 Thus his examinations of knowledge, of ethics, of politics, and — of particular interest...
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Wetenskapbeelde in die geesteswetenskappe

J. Snyman - Philosophy, Modern - 1995 - 346 pages
...assosiasionistiese psigologie) te ontwikkel wat die nodige basis vir wetenskapbeoefening sou kon vorm: Even Mathematics, Natural Philosophy and Natural Religion,...dependent on the science of Man; since they lie under the cognisance of men, and are judged of by their powers andfaculties ... In pretending, therefore, to...
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Unnatural Doubts: Epistemological Realism and the Basis of Scepticism

Michael Williams - Philosophy - 1996 - 420 pages
...topical integration. It derives rather from the fact that all sciences, whatever their subject matter, "lie under the cognizance of men, and are judged of by their powers and faculties." Their subjection to the same underlying epistemological constraints, rooted in our "powers and faculties"...
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Reason in Action: Essays in the Philosophy of Social Science

Martin Hollis - Philosophy - 1996 - 300 pages
...XII. p. 322. CHAPTER 14 The social destruction of reality It is evident that all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature; and...measure dependent on the science of MAN; since they lie hid under the cognisance of men and are judged by their powers and faculties. David Hume, Introduction...
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The Enlightenment: An Interpretation. The science of freedom

Peter Gay - History - 1996 - 756 pages
...have objective knowledge serve human ends. " 'Tis evident," Hume argues, "that all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature; and...they still return back by one passage or another." After all, even "Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, and Natural Religion" are to some degree "dependent...
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Reason in Action: Essays in the Philosophy of Social Science

Martin Hollis - Philosophy - 1996 - 300 pages
...reality It is evident thai all the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature; and thai, however wide any of them may seem to run from it,...another. Even Mathematics, .Natural Philosophy and Aatural Religion are in some measure dependent on the science of MAN; since they lie hid under the...
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Early Responses to Hume's Metaphysical and Epistemological Writings: Volumes ...

James Fieser - Philosophy - 2005 - 408 pages
...Treatise of Human Nature will be best explained in his own words. "Tis evident that 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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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hume on Knowledge

Harold W. Noonan - Philosophy - 1999 - 244 pages
...one passage or another. Even Mathematics, Natural Philosophy and Natural Religion, are in some means dependent on the science of MAN; since they lie under...men, and are judged of by their powers and faculties. Tis impossible to tell what changes and improvements we might make in these sciences were we thoroughly...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 466 pages
...economist, and historian 1 All the sciences have a relation, greater or less, to human nature; and. . . however wide any of them may seem to run from it,...men, and are judged of by their powers and faculties. A Treatise of Human Nature (1739-1740) 1975:xv. 2 As the science of man is the only solid foundation...
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