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" Neither more nor more onerous causes are to be assumed, than are necessary to account for the phenomena. "
Southern Quarterly Review - Page 258
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The Progress of Philosophy: In the Past and in the Future

Samuel Tyler - Philosophy - 1858 - 232 pages
...by no causes within the sphere of our experience, we endeavour to recall the outstanding phenomenon to unity, by ascribing it to some cause or class to...says we are to admit no causes but such as are true (verge), he meant "to denounce the postulation of hypothetical facts as media of hypothetical explanation."...
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The Metaphysics of Sir William Hamilton

Sir William Hamilton - Metaphysics - 1861 - 563 pages
...elsewhere says that " it has never perhaps been adequately en ounced. It should be thus expressed : — Neither MORE, nor MORE ONEROUS, causes are to be assumed than are ntcesinry to account for the plmnomena."] — Am. Ed. nerely inclined to believe in the uniformity...
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The Metaphysics of Sir William Hamilton

Sir William Hamilton - Metaphysics - 1861 - 563 pages
...elsewhere says that "it has never perhaps been adequately enounced. It should be thus expressed: — Neither MORE, nor MORE ONEROUS, causes are to be assumed than are i tary to account for the phamomena."] —Am. Ed. _— merely inclined to believe in the uniformity...
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An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy and of the Principal ...

John Stuart Mill - Philosophy - 1865 - 560 pages
..." never, perhaps, been adequately expressed ;" and he proposes the following expression for it : " Neither more " nor more onerous causes are to be assumed,...than are " necessary to account for the phenomena." This conception of some causes as " more onerous" to the general scheme of things than others, is a...
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An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy and of the ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - 1865
..."never, perhaps, been adequately expressed ; " and he proposes the following expression for it : " Neither more nor more onerous causes are to be assumed,...than are necessary to account for the phenomena." This conception of some causes as " more onerous " to the general scheme of things than others, is...
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An Examination of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy and of the ..., Volume 2

John Stuart Mill - 1865
..."never, perhaps, been adequately expressed ; " and he proposes the following expression for it : " Neither more nor more onerous causes are to be assumed,...than are necessary to account for the phenomena." This conception of some causes as " more onerous " to the general scheme of things than others, is...
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Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform ...

Sir William Hamilton - Deaf - 1866 - 846 pages
...always virtually in force, never perhaps beeu adequately enounced. It should be thus expressed : — Neither MORE, nor MORE ONEROUS, causes are to be assumed, than are necessary to account for the phcenomena. — This rule thus falls naturally into two parts ; in the one, more, in the other, more...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issues 20-21

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1867
...laudably anxious to apply his admirable law of parsimony, which he gives in the following terms : — " Neither more, nor more onerous causes, are to be assumed...than are necessary to account for the phenomena." But I venture to suggest that the law of sufficiency is as important a law as that of parsimony, and...
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Proceedings, Volume 20

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1867
...laudably anxious to apply his admirable law of parsimony, which he gives in the following terms : — " Neither more, nor more onerous causes, are to be assumed...than are necessary to account for the phenomena." But I venture to suggest that the law of sufficiency is as important a law as that of parsimony, and...
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The Progress of Philosophy

Samuel Tyler - 1868
...by no causes within the sphere of our experience, we endeavour to recall the outstanding phenomenon to unity, by ascribing it to some cause or class to...says we are to admit no causes but such as are true (verse), he meant "to denounce the postulation of hypothetical facts as media of hypothetical explanation."...
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