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" The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding; so that all those specious meditations, speculations, and glosses in which men indulge are quite from the purpose, only there is no one by to observe... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Translations of the philosophical works - Page 73
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 4

Francis Bacon - 1858
...between the Idols of the human ^^»-- mind and the Ideas of the divine. That is to say, between ' i certain empty dogmas, and the true signatures and...nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of argu- I ment. But axioms duly and orderly formed from particulars 1 easily discover the way to new...
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The Works, Volume 4

Francis Bacon - 1858
...we falsely admire and extol the powers of the human mind we neglect to seek for its true helps. x. The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding; so that all those specious meditations, speculations, and glosses in...
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The philosophical works of Francis Bacon, with prefaces and notes ..., Volume 4

Francis Bacon, Robert Leslie Ellis, William Rawley - 1861
...we falsely admire and extol the powers of the human mind we neglect to seek for its true helps. x. The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding; so that all those specious meditations, speculations, and glosses in...
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Works, Volume 8

James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath - Philosophy, English - 1864
...we falsely admire and extol the powers of the human mind we neglect to seek for its true helps. x. The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding ; so that all those specious meditations, speculations, and glosses in...
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The Educational Ideal: An Outline of Its Growth in Modern Times

James Phinney Munroe - Education - 1895 - 262 pages
...the philosophies founded upon Aristotle lies in their insufficiency. " It cannot be," he affirms,2 " that axioms established by argumentation should avail...discovery of new works ; since the subtlety of nature is His was one of the master minds which gather up the spirit of the past, glean from it the elements...
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The Educational Ideal: An Outline of Its Growth in Modern Times

James Phinney Munroe - Education - 1895 - 262 pages
...knows that the pursuit of nature is a task far heavier than that of the barren word-philosophies. " The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding," he declares. 1 And again, 2 "It is .idle to expect any great advancement...
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The Inland Educator, Volumes 1-2

Education - 1895
...so that it arrives at the most general axioms last of all. This is the true way, but as yet untried. It cannot be that axioms established by argumentation...the discovery of new works ; since the subtlety of «ature is greater many times over than the subtlety of argument. But axioms duly and orderly formed...
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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon

1905
...prior and better known in the order of nature. XXIII. There is a great difference between the idols 7 of the human mind and the ideas of the divine. That...subtlety of nature is greater many times over than 8 [Compare the criticism of JS Mill on this Aphorism, in his Logic, B. VI. ch. v. § 5— ED.] 7 [See...
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Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy ...

Benjamin Rand - Philosophy, Modern - 1908 - 740 pages
...while we falsely admire and extol the powers of the human mind we neglect to seek for its true helps. x The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding; so that all those specious meditations, speculations, and glosses in...
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Modern Educators and Their Ideals

Tadasu Misawa - Education - 1909 - 304 pages
...living Nature and induction from it alone provide us real knowledge and truth, and nothing else. '' It cannot be that axioms established by argumentation should avail for the discovery of new works j since the subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of argument. But axioms...
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