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" In this respect, the philosophy of the mind (abstracting entirely from that pre-eminence which belongs to it in consequence of its practical applications) may claim a distinguished rank among those preparatory disciplines which another writer of no less... "
American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ... - Page 7
by William Nicholson - 1821
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1803
...disciplines, which another writer of no less eminence tes happily compared to " the crops which are raided, not for the sake of the harvest, but to be ploughed in as a dressing to the land." Vol.i, ?. cxxii. It Is with regret that -we do not find the essay published ia the Philosophical Transactions,...
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The British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 5

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1809
...various points of view: as Dugald Stewart justly remarks, the philosophy of the mind, abstracted rntu. ty from that eminence which belongs to it in consequence...those things which affect the senses ; metaphysics, HIT* <m ;:,.-.-••, comprehends all those speculations wlu'ch have for their aim the properties,...
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The British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, Volume 5

William Nicholson - 1809
...mind, to the operations of intellect and affection, is of high value in various points of view : as Uugald Stewart justly remarks, the philosophy of the...dressing to the land." 131. Physics, including in °Is widi st extent natural history, is that grand division of human knowledge whicli has for its objects...
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Biographical Memoirs, of Adam Smith, LL. D., of William Robertson, D. D. and ...

Dugald Stewart - 1811 - 532 pages
...a distinguished rank among those preparatory disciplines, which another writer of no less eminence has happily compared to " the crops which are raised,...but to be ploughed in as a dressing " to the land f." * Preface to Mr Burke's Essay on the Sublime and Beautiful. •J- Bishop Berkeley's Querist. SECTION...
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The Works of Thomas Reid ...: With Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1818
...preparatory diseiplines, whieh another writer of equal talents has happily eompared to " the erops whieh are raised, not for the sake of the harvest, but to be ploughed in as a dressing to the land."f SECTION III. CONCLUSION OF THE NAERATIVE. THE three works to whieh the foregoing remarks refer,...
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Systematic Education: Or Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volume 2

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - Education - 1815
...of high value in various points of view. The philosophy of the mind, ęs Mr. Stewart justly remarks, abstracted entirely from that eminence which belongs...but to be ploughed in as a dressing to the land." The object of Moral Philosophy is to shew men their duty, and the reasons of it. It teaches what regulation...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 9

William Nicholson - Natural history - 1821
...to the operations of intellect and affection, is of high value in various points of view : as Dugald Stewart justly remarks, the philosophy of the mind,...those things which affect the senses ; metaphysics, (trra. T* forix*, comprehends all those speculations which have for their aim, the properties, classification,...
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The Works of Thomas Reid; with an Account of His Life and Writings, Volume 1

Thomas Reid - Philosophy - 1822
...preparatory disciplines, which another writer of equal talents has happily compared to " the crops ffhich are raised, not for the sake of the harvest, but to be ploughed in as a dressing to the land."! SECTION III, • CONCLUSION OF THE NARRATIVE. THE three works to which the foregoing remarks refer,...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...claim a distinguished rank among those preparatory disciplines, which another writer of equal talents has happily compared to "the crops which are raised,...but to be ploughed in as a dressing to the land." * SECTION III. i Conclusion of the Narrative. THE three works to which the foregoing remarks refer,...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: Account of the life and writings of Adam Smith ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...claim a distinguished rank among those preparatory disciplines, which another writer of equal talents has happily compared to " the crops which are raised,...but to be ploughed in as a dressing to the' land." * SECTION III. Conclusion of the Narrative. THE three works to which the foregoing remarks refer, together...
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