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The principles and maxims on which the security and happiness of a republic depend

Thacher, Thomas

The principles and maxims on which the security and happiness of a republic depend

a sermon. delivered before the governor, the Council, and the two houses composing the legislature of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, May 29, 1811, being the day of general election

by Thacher, Thomas

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Published by Printed by Munroe & French in Boston .
Written in English

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    Statementby Thomas Thacher
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25568719M
    OCLC/WorldCa123222996

      2 In disquisitions of every kind, there are certain primary truths or first principles upon which all subsequent reasonings must depend. 3 These contain an internal evidence which, antecedent to all reflection or combination, commands the assent of the mind. Empirical Intuitions – the matter of sensible objects, providing content or filling for concepts; (Locke: sensations, Hume: impressions). An object can only be some particular object if it is some color or other, some size or other, some texture or other, some temperature or other. Our sensations determine which it is. [Contingent.]Empirical Concepts – Of particular sensible objects formed.


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