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" ... unknowable. He learns at once the greatness and the littleness of human intellect — its power in dealing with all that comes within the range of experience ; its impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. "
Psychology Applied to Medicine: Introductory Studies - Page 42
by David Washburn Wells - 1907 - 141 pages
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 37

Henry Allon - 1863
...direction we turn we are confronted by insoluble enigmas. Thus does the inquirer learn at once — ' The greatness and the littleness of the human intellect...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He realizes with a special vividness the utter ineomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered...
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Essays: Scientific, Political, and Speculative, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - 1868
...more clearly perceives it to be the unknowable. He learns at once the greatness and the littleness of human intellect — its power in dealing with all...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He feels, with a vividness which no others can, the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact,...
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The Western Monthly, Volumes 1-2

Francis Fisher Browne - 1869
...investigations eventually bring him face to fece with the UNKNOWABLE. He learns at once the greatness and littleness of the human intellect; its power in dealing...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He feels with a vividness which no other can the utter incompreheusihleness of a single fact, considered...
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The Lakeside Monthly, Volume 1

Francis Fisher Broune - 1869
...investigations eventually bring him face to face with the UNKNOWABLE. He learns at once the greatness and littleness of the human intellect; its power in dealing...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He feels with a vividness which no other can the utter incomprehensibleness of a single fact, considered...
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First Principles of a New System of Philosophy

Herbert Spencer - 1870 - 559 pages
...insoluble enigma. lie learns at once the greatness and the littleness of the human intellect—its power in dealing with all that comes within the range...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He realizes with a special vividness the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered...
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First Principles

Herbert Spencer - 1870 - 559 pages
...insoluble enigma ; and he ever more clearly perceives it to be an insoluble enigma. He learns at once the greatness and the littleness of the human intellect — its power in dealing_ with. allJhaLaan.es within. Jiie_jrange_ of .experience ; its impotence in dealing with all...
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The Religion of Humanity

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - 1873 - 338 pages
...and we ever more clearly perceive it to be an insoluble enigma. We learn at once the greatness and littleness of the human intellect, — its power in...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. We realize with a special vividness the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact considered...
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English Psychology

Théodule Ribot - 1873 - 328 pages
...more clearly perceives it to be the unknowable. He learns at once the greatness and the littleness of human intellect — its power in dealing with all...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He feels, with a vividness which no others can, the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact,...
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The Religion of Humanity

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - 1873 - 338 pages
...be an insoluble enigma. We learn at once the greatness and littleness of the human intellect,—its power in dealing with all that comes within the range...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. We realize with a special vividness the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact considered...
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First Principles of a New System of Philosophy. --.

Herbert Spencer - 1877 - 566 pages
...an insoluble enigma. He learns at once the greatness and the littleness of the human intellect—its power in dealing with all that comes within the range...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He realizes with a special vividness the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered...
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