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" ... to deny a personal agent. Now that which can contrive, which can design, must be a person. These capacities constitute personality, for they imply consciousness and thought. They require that which can perceive an end or purpose, as well as the power... "
The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume of Sermons ... - Page 212
by William Paley - 1830
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: And An Account of the Life and ..., Volume 1

William Paley - Theology - 1838
...philosophically, seem to be intended, to admit aua to express an efficacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. Now that which can contrive, which can design,...of providing means, and of directing them to their endb. They require a centre in which perceptions unite, and from which volitions flow; which is mind....
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The Works of William Paley: With Illustrative Notes and a Life of ..., Volume 1

William Paley - Theology - 1838 - 934 pages
...Yorkshire, contained — Silica . . 75 parti. Magnesia . . 35 Oxide of iron . 48 Oxide of nickel . 2 must be a person. These capacities constitute personality,...as the power of providing means, and of directing means, and of directing them to their end*. They require a centre in which perceptions unite, and from...
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Unitarianism confuted: a series of lectures delivered in Christ Church ...

UNITARIANISM. - Unitarianism - 1839 - 767 pages
...philosophically, seem to be intended, to admit and express an efficacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. Now that which can contrive, which can design,...thought. They require that which can perceive an end to a purpose ; as well as the power of providing means, and of directing them to their end. They require...
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The National: A Library for the People, Issues 1-26

William James Linton - 1839
...philosophically, seem to be intended to admit and express an efficacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. Now that which can contrive, which can design,...personality, for they imply consciousness and thought. A LIBRARY FOR THE PEOPLK. 83 Also every animated being has its sensorium;* that is, a certain portion...
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Natural Theology : Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the ...

William Paley - God - 1843 - 334 pages
...philosophically, seem to be intended, to admit and to express an eificacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. Now that which can contrive, which can design,...of providing means, and of directing them to their end.1 They require a centre in which perceptions unite, and from which volitions flow; which is mind....
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Lectures on Mental Philosophy and Theology

James Richards, Samuel H. Gridley - Philosophy - 1846 - 501 pages
...contrives and has design, is not a mere principle, but a person. " These capacities," says Dr. Paley, " constitute personality, for they imply consciousness...purpose — as well as the power of providing means and directing them to their end. They require a centre, in which perceptions unite, and from which volitions...
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Faust, a tragedy, tr. by capt. [C.H.] Knox

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1847
...philosophically, seem to be intended to admit and to express an efficacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. Now that which can contrive, which can design,...purpose, as well as the power of providing means and directing them to their end. They require a centre, in which perceptions unite, and from which volitions...
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Faust: A Tragedy

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1847 - 8 pages
...philosophically, seem to be intended to admit and to express an efficacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. Now that which can contrive, which can design,...purpose, as well as the power of providing means and directing them to their end. They require a centre, in which perceptions unite, and from which volitions...
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Natural theology, or Evidences of the existence and attributes of the Deity ...

William Paley - Natural history - 1849 - 292 pages
...philosophically, seem to be intended to admit and to express an efficacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. Now, that which can contrive, which can design,...directing them to their end.* They require a centre in wiiich perceptions unite, and from which volitions flow ; which is mind. The acts of a mind prove the...
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... Natural Theology: Or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the ...

William Paley - Natural history - 1854 - 420 pages
...contrive, which can design, must be ! an efficacy, but to exclude and to deny a personal agent. .v<tv(,i a person. These capacities constitute personality, for...consciousness and thought. They require that which W'^ can perceive an end or purpose; as well as the power of v providing means, and of directing them...
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