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The Resource Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff

Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff

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Essay on the origin of human knowledge
Title
Essay on the origin of human knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
This work, first published in 1746 and offered here in a new translation, is a highly influential work in the history of philosophy of mind and language, and anticipates Wittgenstein's views on language and its relation to mind and thought
Member of
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1714-1780
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Condillac, Etienne Bonnot de
Dewey number
121
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Aarsleff, Hans
Series statement
Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy
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  • Psychology
  • Knowledge, Theory of
  • Language and languages
Label
Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The use of signs is the true cause of the progress of imagination, contemplation, and memory.
  • Reflection.
  • Operations that consist in distinguishing, abstracting, comparing, compounding, and decompounding our ideas.
  • Digression on the origin of principles and the operation that consists in analysis
  • pt. I.
  • The materials of our knowledge and especially the operations of the soul.
  • The materials of our knowledge and the distinction of soul and body.
  • Sensations.
  • Analysis and generation of the operations of the soul.
  • Perception, consciousness, attention, and reminiscence.
  • Imagination, contemplation, and memory.
  • How the connection of ideas, formed by attention, brings forth imagination, contemplation, and memory.
Control code
ocm51273506
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlv, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139164160
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51273506
Label
Essay on the origin of human knowledge, Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The use of signs is the true cause of the progress of imagination, contemplation, and memory.
  • Reflection.
  • Operations that consist in distinguishing, abstracting, comparing, compounding, and decompounding our ideas.
  • Digression on the origin of principles and the operation that consists in analysis
  • pt. I.
  • The materials of our knowledge and especially the operations of the soul.
  • The materials of our knowledge and the distinction of soul and body.
  • Sensations.
  • Analysis and generation of the operations of the soul.
  • Perception, consciousness, attention, and reminiscence.
  • Imagination, contemplation, and memory.
  • How the connection of ideas, formed by attention, brings forth imagination, contemplation, and memory.
Control code
ocm51273506
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xlv, 225 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139164160
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)51273506

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