William Whewell Quote

Space is not an object of which we perceive the properties, but a form of our perception; not a thing which affects our senses, but an idea to which we conform the impressions of sense.


History of Scientific Ideas: Being the First Part of The Philosophy of the, Inductive Sciences (3rd edition), Part I, Book II, Chapter III (p. 96)

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Space is not an object of which we perceive the properties, but a form of our perception; not a thing which affects our senses, but an idea to which...

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Space is not an object of which we perceive the properties, but a form of our perception; not a thing which affects our senses, but an idea to which...

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Space is not an object of which we perceive the properties, but a form of our perception; not a thing which affects our senses, but an idea to which...

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Space is not an object of which we perceive the properties, but a form of our perception; not a thing which affects our senses, but an idea to which...