Hugh Blair Quote

What we call human reason, is not the effort or ability of one, so much as it is the result of the reason of many, arising from lights mutually communicated, in consequence of discourse and writing.


Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres (1784), Lecture I: Introduction.

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What we call human reason, is not the effort or ability of one, so much as it is the result of the reason of many, arising from lights mutually...

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What we call human reason, is not the effort or ability of one, so much as it is the result of the reason of many, arising from lights mutually...

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What we call human reason, is not the effort or ability of one, so much as it is the result of the reason of many, arising from lights mutually...

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What we call human reason, is not the effort or ability of one, so much as it is the result of the reason of many, arising from lights mutually...