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abstraction activity actual advance affecting appears applied begin belief belongs better body cause character communication conceive conception confusion consciousness consider consideration course described distinction Dr Whewell Dr Whewell's Edition entirely existence experience express external fact Fcap feeling follow former give given higher human idea important independent intelligence interest kind knowledge known language laws learning ledge less light logical look manner material matter mean mentioned Mill mind moral nature notice notion object observation organization ourselves particular passage perceive perception perhaps phenomenal phenomenalist philosophical physical portion possible present qualities question reality reason reference regard relation represent respect result seems sensation sense side simply Sir William Hamilton sort space speak stand suggest suppose supposition term things thought tion true truth understand universe various whole
Page 228 - He knows that there is a mask of theory over the whole face of nature, if it be theory to infer more than we see. But other men unaware of this masquerade, hold it to be a fact that they see cubes and spheres, spacious apartments and winding avenues. And these things are facts to them, because they are unconscious of the mental operation by which they have penetrated nature's disguise.
Page 63 - Because existence is not cognizable, absolutely and in itself, but only in special modes ; 2°, Because these modes can be known only if they stand in a certain relation to our faculties ; and 3°, Because the modes thus relative to our faculties are presented to, and known by, the mind only under modifications determined by these faculties themselves.