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" As the conditionally limited (which we may briefly call the conditioned) is thus the only possible object of knowledge and of positive thought — thought necessarily supposes conditions. To think is to condition ; and conditional limitation is the fundamental... "
Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform ... - Page 14
by Sir William Hamilton - 1866 - 846 pages
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 3-4

Maurice Cross - 1835 - 920 pages
...knowledge and of positive thought — thought necessarily supposes conditions; to think is therefore to condition, and conditional limitation is the fundamental law of the possibility of thought. How, * It is proper to observe, that though wo are of opinion that the tern» Infinite and Absolute....
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 21; Volume 43

Methodist Church - 1861 - 716 pages
...only possible object of knowledge and of positive thought, thought necessarily supposes conditions. To think is to condition / and conditional limitation...the fundamental law of the possibility of thought. . . . The conditioned is the mean between two extremes — two inconditionates, exclusive of each other,...
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The North American Review, Volume 61

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1845 - 560 pages
...knowledge and of positive thought — thought necessarily supposes conditions; to think is therefore to condition, and conditional limitation is the fundamental law of the possibility of thought. How, indeed, it could ever be doubted that thought is only of the conditioned, may well be deemed a...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 97

1853 - 570 pages
...absolute and relative knowledge. And with consummate tact Sir William shows, that as the eagle cannot out-soar the atmosphere in which he floats, and by...exclusively the possibility of thought is realised. Thought, he argues, is only of the conditioned, because to think is to cojidition : conditional limitation is...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 97

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1853 - 536 pages
...absolute and relative knowledge. And with consummate tact Sir William shows, that as the eagle cannot out-soar the atmosphere in which he floats, and by...exclusively the possibility of thought is realised. Thought, he argues, is only of the conditioned, because to think is to condition: conditional limitation is...
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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 29

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - American periodicals - 1853 - 606 pages
...absolute and relative knowledge. And with consummate tact Sir William shows, that as the eagle cannot realized. Thought, he argues, is only of the conditioned, because to think is to condition : conditional...
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Discussions on Philosophy and Literature, Education and University Reform ...

Sir William Hamilton - Education - 1853 - 828 pages
...only possible object of knowledge and of positive thought — thought necessarily supposes conditions. To think is to condition; and conditional limitation...fundamental law of the possibility of thought. For, as the grayhound can not outstrip his shadow, nor (by a more appropriate simile) the eagle outsoar the atmosphere...
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A calm inquirer; or A help to reflection in some important subjects

Joseph Jones - 1853 - 208 pages
...diametrically opposed to, and contradictory of, the Infinite. 6. Thought necessarily supposes conditions. To think is to condition ; and conditional limitation...the fundamental law of the possibility of thought. The mind cannot transcend that sphere of limitation, within and through which exclusively the possibility...
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Swedenborg: A Biography and an Exposition

Edwin Paxton Hood - Swedenborgians - 1854 - 444 pages
...only possible object of knowledge and of positive thought, thought necessarily supposes conditions. To think is to condition, and conditional limitation...atmosphere in which he floats, and by which alone he may be supported, so the mind cannot transcend that sphere of limitation within and through which exclusively...
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Gomer: Or, A Brief Analysis of the Language and Knowledge of the ..., Volume 1

John Williams - Welsh language - 1854 - 234 pages
...possible object 36 of knowledge and of positive thought ; thought necessarily supposes conditions. To think is to condition, and conditional limitation...atmosphere in which he floats, and by which alone he may be supported, so the mind cannot transcend that sphere of limitation, within and through which...
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