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" A CAUSE is an object precedent and contiguous to another, and so united with it that the idea of the one determines the mind to form the idea of the other, and the impression of the one to form a more lively idea of the other. "
A Treatise of Human Nature - Page 170
by David Hume - 1888 - 709 pages
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 6

Bibliography - 1739
...that the Idea of the one determines the *' Mind to form the Idea of the other, and the Im" preflion of the one to form a more lively Idea of «' the other." Should this Definition be rejected for the fame Reafon as the foregoing, he knows no other Remedy,...
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An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to Sophistry ...

James Beattie - Truth - 1771 - 568 pages
...find, that the idea of the one determines my mind to form the idea of the other, and the impreflion of the one to form a more lively idea of the other. So that, according to our author's definition, the one houfe is die caufe, and the other the effec"l!...
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 1

James Beattie - Classical education - 1776
...find, that the idea of the one determines my mind to form the idea of the other, and the impreffion of the one to form a more lively idea of the other. So that, according to our author's definition, the one houfe is the caufe, and the other the effect!...
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An Essay on the Nature and Immuntability of Truth: In Opposition to ...

James Beattie (LL.D.) - Truth - 1807 - 371 pages
...seeing them constantly together for several months, 1 find, that the idea of the one determines my mind to form the idea of the other, and the impression...of the one to form a more lively idea of the other. So that, according to our author's definition, the one house is the cause, and the other the effect...
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An essay upon the relation of cause and effect: controverting the doctrine ...

Mary [Shepherd (Lady]), John Fearn - Causation - 1824 - 194 pages
...latter sense, a " cause is an object precedent and contiguous " to another, and so united with it, that the " idea of the one determines the mind to...the one to form a more lively idea of the " other." c I now refer the reader to the three Sections already mentioned, as found in the 2d Vol. of Mr. Hume's...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...in its place, viz. " A cause is an object precedent and contiguous to another, and so united with it that the idea of the one determines the mind to form...of the one to form a more lively idea of the other. " Should this definition also be rejected for the same reason, I know no other remedy, than that the...
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A Review of the Principles of Necessary and Contingent Truth, in Reference ...

Alfred Lyall - 1830 - 222 pages
...latter sense, a " 'cause is an object precedent and contiguous " fo another, and so united with it, that the " idea of the one determines the mind to...the one to form a more lively idea of the " other" I now refer the reader to the three Sections already mentioned, as found in the 2d Vol. of Mr. Hume's...
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Geschichte Der Philosophie, Volume 12

Heinrich Ritter - Philosophy - 1853
...Hum. nal. I p. 298. A cause is an object precedent and contiguous to another, and so united whit i(, that the idea of the one determines the mind to form...of the one to form a more lively idea of the other. ¿n bei' toccli, iiibtm uni une bcftimmt finben uiijcvc ©ebonfen »on ber Цфф ju ber SSirfung übergeben...
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Geschichte der christlichen Philosophie, Volume 8

August Heinrich Ritter - Philosophy - 1853
...object precedent and contiguous to another, and so united whit it, that the idea of the one determinei the mind to form the idea of the other, and the impression...of the one to form a more lively idea of the other. in bec Seele, inbem »ir unö beftimmt finben unfere ®e* banfen »on bet Пфф 511 ber SBirfung übergeben...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 14

Theology - 1865
...objects." His definition of cause is " an object precedent and contiguous to another, and so united with it that the idea of the one determines the mind to form...the one to form a more lively idea of the other." Hume's doctrine is founded on his favourite principle, '' that all our ideas are copied from our impressions...
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