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" As in mathematics, so in natural philosophy, the investigation of difficult things by the method of analysis, ought ever to precede the method of composition. This analysis consists in making experiments and observations, and in drawing general conclusions... "
Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind - Page 207
by Dugald Stewart - 1821
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Elements of the philosophy of the human mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1814
...It is evident, that as in Mathe" matics, so in Natural Philosophy, the investigation of diffi** cult things by the method of analysis ought ever to precede...other way, we can never be sure that we assume the principles " which really obtain in nature ; and that our system, after we " have composed it with...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1814
...cases, conveyed the same idea. " As in Mathematics, so in Natural Philosophy, the investigation of difficult things by the method of Analysis, ought ever to precede the method of Composition. This Analysis consists in making experiments and observations, and in drawing conclusions from them...
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A Comparative Estimate of the Mineral and Mosaical Geologies

Granville Penn - Bible and geology - 1822 - 460 pages
...synthesis. It is evident, that as " in mathematics, so in natural philosophy, " the investigation of difficult things by the " method of analysis ought...other way, we can never be sure that we " assume the principles which really obtain in " nature; and that our system, after we have " composed it with great...
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A comparative estimate of the mineral and Mosaical geologies

Granville Penn - Religion - 1822 - 460 pages
...synthesis. It is evident, that as " in mathematics, so in natural philosophy, " the investigation of difficult things by the " method of analysis ought...For, *' in any other way, we can never be sure that.. toe " assume the principles which really obtain in " nature; and that our system, after we have " composed...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumes 1-2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1822
...things by the method of analysis ought ever to prei-ede the method of " composition, or the -ynthesie. For, in any other way, we can never be sure that we as&unie the principles which really obtain in nature ; " and that our system, after we have composed...
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A Comparative Estimate of the Mineral and Mosaical Geologies, Volume 1

Granville Penn - Bible and geology - 1825
...philosophy, the investigation of difficult things " by the method of analysis, ought ever to pre" cede the method of composition, or the synthesis. " For,...other way we can never be sure that we " assume the principles which ready obtain in na" tare; and that our system, after we have com' ' posed it with...
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The works of Dugald Stewart ..., Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...composition, or the synthesis. For, in any other way, we can never be sure that we assume the principles which really obtain in nature ; and that our system, after we have composed it with great labor, is not mere dream or illusion." f The very reason here stated by Mr. Maclaurin, one should have...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...cases, conveyed the same idea. " As in Mathematics, so in Natural Philosophy, the investigation of difficult things, by the method of Analysis, ought ever to precede the method of Composition. This analysis consists in making experiments and observations, and in drawing conclusions from them...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...orderly placing of things, both in general and in particular. Dryden's Dufresnoy. The investigation of difficult things, by the method of analysis, ought ever to precede the method of composition. Newton's Optictts. In the time of the Yncas reign of Peru, no composition was allowed by the laws to...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Elements of the philosophy of the human mind

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...cases, conveyed the same idea. " Jls in Mathematics, so in Natural Philosophy, the investigation of difficult things, by the method of Analysis, ought ever to precede the method of Composition. This analysis consists in making experiments and observations, and in drawing conclusions from them...
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