Mental Philosophy; Including The Intellect, Sensibilities, And Will by Joseph HavenMental Philosophy; Including The Intellect, Sensibilities, And Will by Joseph Haven

Mental Philosophy; Including The Intellect, Sensibilities, And Will

byJoseph Haven

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... constitution that certain relations and qualities of things not directly cognizable by sense, and certain realities and facta of an aesthetic and moral nature, likewise impress my mind, and thus awaken in me the idea of such relations and realities. The objects, the relations, the realities, exist, they are perceived by the mind, and thus the dm idea of them is obtained. Color exists, and the eye is so constituted as to be able to perceive it, and thus the idea of color is awakened in the mind. So right and wrong exist, and the mind is so constituted as to be able to perceive and recognize their existence, and thus the idea of right is awakened in the mind. The faculty we call perception in the one case, original conception in the other. CHAPTER II. TBUTHS AND CONCEPTIONS FURNISHED BY THIS FACULTY. § L -- Primary Truths. Primary Truths and Primary Ideas as distinguished.-- The faculty in question may be regarded as the source of primary beliefs, truths, cognitions, intuitively perceived, aud also of prim iry and original conceptions, notions, ideas, also intuitively cmceived. The difference between a conception or idea, and a belief or truth, is obvious. The notion of existence, and the knowledge or belief that I, myself, exist, are clearly distinguishable. The idea of cause, and the conviction that every event has a cause, are distinct mental states. The one is a primitive and intuitive conception, the other a primitive and intuitive truth. Every primary truth involves a primitive and original conception. i&istewce of first Truths. -- All science and all reasoning depend ultimately on certain first truths or principles, not learned by experience, but prior to it, the evidence and certainty of which lie back of all reasoning and all experience. Take away th...

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Title:Mental Philosophy; Including The Intellect, Sensibilities, And WillFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021723559X

ISBN - 13:9780217235594

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