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" But if you insist that the inference is made by a chain of reasoning, I desire you to produce that reasoning. The connexion between these propositions is not intuitive. There is required a medium, which may enable the mind to draw such an inference, if... "
Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects - Page 35
by David Hume - 1809
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The Monthly repository (and review)., Volume 12

1817 - 798 pages
...thought, and an inference which wants to bo explained; lliere is required a medium which may enable us to draw such an inference, if indeed it be drawn by reasoning and argument. V. , it that medium is I muil confess passes my comprehension, and it is. incumbent on those to produce...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 12

1817 - 780 pages
...inference, if indeed it be dr.iwn by reasoning and argument. What that medium is 1 mutt confess liaises my comprehension, and it is incumbent on those to produce it who J-.-LT-. thai it really exists, and is the origin of all our conclusion concerning matters of fact."...
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Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Darstellung der Geschichte der neuern ...

1840 - 456 pages
...reasoning. The connexion between these propositions is not intuitive. There is required a mediuni, which may enable the mind to draw such an inference,...argument. What that medium is, I must confess, passes my eomprehension. — Ibid. p. 35. 37. From causes, which appear similar \ve expect similar effects. This...
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Versuch einer wissenschaftlichen Darstellung der ..., Volume 2, Part 1

Johann Eduard Erdmann - 1840 - 476 pages
...reasoning. The ' connexion between these propositions, is not intuitive. There is required a medium, which may enable the mind to draw such an inference...medium is, I must confess, passes my comprehension. — Ibid. p. 35. 37. From causes, which appear similar we expect similar effects. This is the sum of...
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The Purpose of Existence, Popularly Considered, in Relation to the Origin ...

1850 - 390 pages
...propositions is not intuitive. There is required a medium, which may enable the mind to draw such au inference, if indeed it be drawn by reasoning and...produce it who assert that it really exists, and is the origin of all our conclusions concerning matter of fact." The same writer had previously shown (p....
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The Theory of Reasoning

Samuel Bailey - 1851 - 254 pages
...that reasoning. The connexion between these propositions is not intuitive. There is required a medium which may enable the mind to draw such an inference,...is the original of all our conclusions concerning matters of fact." * In this passage there are three points to be especially remarked. Hume affirms,...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume, Volume 4

David Hume - 1854 - 596 pages
...reasoning. The connection between these propositions is not intuitive. There is required a medium, which may enable the mind to draw such an inference,...original of all our conclusions concerning matter of feet. This negative argument must certainly, in process of time, become altogether convincing, if many...
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The Emancipation of Faith, Volume 1

Henri Édouard Schedel - 1858 - 508 pages
...reasoning. The connection between these propositions is not intuitive. There is required a medium, which may enable the mind to draw such an inference,...drawn by reasoning and argument. What that medium is I confess passes my comprehension . . . Should it be said that from a number of uniform experiments we...
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Instinct and Reason; Or, The First Principles of Human Knowledge

George Ramsay - 1862 - 160 pages
...that reasoning. The connection between these propositions is not intuitive. There is required a medium which may enable the mind to draw such an inference,...indeed it be drawn by reasoning and argument. What this medium is, I must confess, passes my comprehension ; and it is incumbent on those to produce it...
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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic ..., Volume 28

1866 - 610 pages
...that reasoning. The connection between these propositions is not intuitive. There is required a medium which may enable the mind to draw such an inference, if, indeed, it can be drawn by reasoning and argument. What that medium is I must confess passes my comprehension....
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