Exploratio Philosophica. ...

University Press, 1865

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Página 228 - He knows that there is a mask of theory over the whole face of nature, if it be theory to infer more than we see. But other men unaware of this masquerade, hold it to be a fact that they see cubes and spheres, spacious apartments and winding avenues. And these things are facts to them, because they are unconscious of the mental operation by which they have penetrated nature's disguise.
Página 63 - Because existence is not cognizable, absolutely and in itself, but only in special modes ; 2°, Because these modes can be known only if they stand in a certain relation to our faculties ; and 3°, Because the modes thus relative to our faculties are presented to, and known by, the mind only under modifications determined by these faculties themselves.

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