Ralph Cudworth Quote

If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be given at all why a mirror or looking-glass should not understand; whereas it cannot so much as sensibly perceive those images which it receives and reflects to us.


Ch. 1, sct. 3 - Treatise Concerning Eternal and Immutable Morality (1731)

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If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be...

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If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be...

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If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be...

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If intellection and knowledge were mere passion from without, or the bare reception of extraneous and adventitious forms, then no reason could be...