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An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy, and of the Principal ...
John Stuart Mill
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An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy and of the Principal ...
John Stuart Mill
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Page 28 - THE ROOTS OF THE MOUNTAINS, wherein is told somewhat of the Lives of the Men of Burgdale, their Friends, their Neighbours, their Foemen, and their Fellows-in-Arms. Written in Prose and Verse. Square crown 8vo., 8s. A TALE OF THE HOUSE OF THE WOLFINGS, and all the Kindreds of the Mark.
Page 129 - ... the highest human morality which we are capable of conceiving" does not sanction them, — convince me of it, and I will bear my fate as I may. But when I am told that I must believe this, and at the same time call this Being by the names which express and affirm the highest human morality, I say, in plain terms, that I will not. Whatever power such a Being may have over me, there is one thing which he shall not do, — he shall not compel me to worship him. I will call no being good, who is...
Page 31 - STRANGE DWELLINGS: a Description of the Habitations of Animals, abridged from ' Homes without Hands '. With 60 Illustrations.
Page 31 - INSECTS AT HOME : A Popular Account of British Insects, their Structure, Habits and Transformations.
Page 386 - To be plain, I own myself able to abstract in one sense, as when I consider some particular parts or qualities separated from others, with which though they are united in some object, yet it is possible they may really exist without them. But I deny that I can abstract one from another, or conceive separately, those qualities which it is impossible should exist so separated; or that I can frame a general notion by abstracting from particulars in the manner aforesaid.
Page 54 - To think is to condition ; and conditional limitation is the fundamental law of the possibility of thought. For, as the greyhound cannot outstrip his shadow, nor (by a more appropriate simile) the eagle outsoar the atmosphere in which he floats, and by which alone he is supported; so the mind cannot transcend that sphere of limitation, within and through which exclusively the possibility of thought is realised.
Page 24 - THE LIFE AND DEATH OF JASON. Crown 8vo., 51. net. THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE, and other Poems. Crown 8vo., 51. net. THE STORY OF SIGURD THE VOLSUNG, AND THE FALL OF THE NIBLUNGS.
Page 385 - Likewise the idea of man that I frame to myself must be either of a white, or a black, or a tawny, a straight, or a crooked, a tall, or a low, or a middle-sized man.