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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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Manual of International Law: For the Use of Navies, Colonies and ..., Volume 1

Jan Helenus Ferguson - 1884 - 1201 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...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He realizes with a special vividness the utter incomprehensiblencss of the simplest fact, considered...
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Manual of International Law: For the Use of Navies, Colonies and Consulates

Jan Helenus Ferguson - 1884
...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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The Dublin Review, Volume 102

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1888
...and therefore cannot yield the Absolute. Mr. Spencer, as a scientific man " learns at once (p. 67) the greatness and the littleness of the human intellect...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience/' He knows, likewise, that there can be no experience except of the relative, for, as he again observes...
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Essays: scientific, political, & speculative. Libr. ed, Volume 1

Herbert Spencer - 1891
...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 more vividly than any others can feel, the utter incomprehensibleness of th& simplest fact,...
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First Principles

Herbert Spencer - 1896 - 612 pages
...insoluble enigma ; and he ever more clearly perceives it to be an insoluble enigma. He learns at once tho greatness and the littleness of the human intellect...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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Spencer and Spencerism

Hector Macpherson - 1900 - 241 pages
...eventually bring him face to face with the unknowable. He learns at once the greatness and the littleness of human intellect, its power in dealing with all that...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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An Easy Outline of Evolution

Dennis Hird - 1903 - 240 pages
...directions his investigations eventually bring him face to face with an insoluble enigma ; he learns at once the greatness and the littleness of the human intellect...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He realises with a special vividness the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact considered...
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Seven essays, selected from the works of H. Spencer

Herbert Spencer - 1907 - 123 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 more vividly than any others can feel, the utter incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact,...
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The Library of Original Sources: 1833-1865

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - 1907
...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 more vividly than any others can feel, the incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered...
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The Library of Original Sources, Volume 9

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - 1907
...it to be the unknowable. He learns at once the greatness and the littleness of human intellect—its power in dealing with all that comes within the range...impotence in dealing with all that transcends experience. He feels more vividly than any others can feel, the incomprehensibleness of the simplest fact, considered...
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