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" ... in ourselves, got the ideas of existence and duration, of knowledge and power, of pleasure and happiness, and of several other qualities and powers, which it is better to have than to be without ; when we would frame an idea the most suitable we can... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Spectator [no. 487-600 ... - Page 45
by Joseph Addison - 1854 - 8 pages
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Locke

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1890 - 299 pages
...made up of the simple ideas we receive from reflection. That is, we having, from what we experiment in ourselves, got the ideas of existence and duration...when we would frame an idea the most suitable we can for the Supreme Being, we enlarge every one of these with our idea of infinity, and so putting them...
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Locke

Alexander Campbell Fraser - 1890 - 299 pages
...is better to have than to be without ; — when we would frame an idea the most suitable we can for the Supreme Being, we enlarge every one of these with our idea of infinity, and so putting them (thus enlarged) together make our complex idea of God. For that the mind has the power of enlarging...
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Addison: Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1894 - 528 pages
...spirits, are made up of the simple ideas we receive from reflexion: 30 vg having from what we experiment in ourselves, got the ideas of existence and duration,...to have than to be without, — when we would frame TEE DIVINE ATTRIBUTES. 205 an idea the most suitable we can to the Supreme Being, we enlarge every...
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The Spectator, Volume 7

George Atherton Aitken - 1898
...spirits, are made up of the simple ideas we receive from reflection ; vg having from what we experiment in ourselves got the ideas of existence and duration,...without : when we would frame an idea the most suitable 1 Cicero, De Natura Deorum, Book i. 2 Book ii., chap. xxiii. sec. 33. we can to the Supreme Being,...
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Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding: Books II and IV (with Omissions)

John Locke - 1905 - 348 pages
...spirits are made of the simple ideas we receive from reflection: vg, having, from what we experiment in ourselves, got the ideas of existence and duration,...Supreme Being, we enlarge every one of these with ourr idea' of infinity; and so, putting them together, make our complex idea of God. For, that the...
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Der Gottesbegriff Lockes und Berkeleys ...

Richard Sporbert - 1910 - 88 pages
...spirits are made up of the simple ideas we receive from reflection: vg having, from what we experiment in ourselves, got the ideas of existence and duration; of knowledge and power; of pleasure and hapiness; and of several other qualities and powers, which it is better to have than to be without:...
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Some Aspects of Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

William Drayton Lewis - 1925 - 140 pages
...idea that we come to know the infinite attributes of God. "....when we r.-ould frame an idea the nast suitable we can to the Supreme Being, we enlarge every one of these ( the- ideas of existence and duration, pleasure ani happiness, knowledge and power) with our idea...
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Latitudinarianism in the Seventeenth-Century Church of England

Martin Ignatius Joseph Griffin - 1992 - 213 pages
...ultimately from simple ideas derived from sensation and reflection. [We have] from what we experiment in ourselves, got the ideas of existence and duration;...so putting them together, make our complex idea of God.14 Reason can tell us nothing about God's substance or essence, then, but just about his attributes....
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Leibniz: Determinist, Theist, Idealist

Robert Merrihew Adams - 1998 - 448 pages
...negative accounts of infinity in general, and of God's infinity in particular, abound. According to Locke, "when we would frame an Idea the most suitable we can to the supreme Being, we enlarge . . . with our 4 Other places where Leibniz appears to use 'absolute' to mean nonrelative are A VI,ii,161...
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The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-century Philosophy, Volume 1

Daniel Garber, Michael Ayers - 1998 - 1616 pages
...up of the simple Ideas we receive from Reflection; vg having from what we experiment in our selves, got the Ideas of Existence and Duration; of Knowledge...Infinity; and so putting them together, make our complex ¡dea ofGod.ix Because Locke's idea of God is constructed by us from simpler ideas, it is impossible...
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