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" But, to determine more absolutely what light is, after what manner refracted, and by what modes or actions it produces in our minds the phantasms of colours, is not so easy. And I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties. "
Memoirs of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society - Page 43
by Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society - 1862
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge ..., Volume 3

Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 902 pages
...whoever thought any quality to be a heterogeneous aggregate, such as light is discovered to be. 404 405 But, to determine more absolutely what light is, after...And I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties. "Reviewing what I have written, I see the discourse itself will lead to divers experiments sufficient...
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Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester

1862 - 540 pages
...up a sensation of this or that colour. For as sound in a bell, or musical string, or other souncjing body, is nothing but a trembling motion, and in the...appear to me to establish a theory the very opposite of Newton's. They prove that the sun's light consists of but one sort of rays, and that there are no such...
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Isaac Newton und seine physikalischen Principien: ein Hauptstück aus der ...

Ferdinand Rosenberger - 1895 - 554 pages
...absolutely what Light is, after what Manner refracted, and by what Modes or Actions it produceth in onr Minds the Phantasms of Colours, is not so easy: And I shall not mingle Conjectures with Certainties. • HOESLEY, Newtoni Opera, vol. IV, p. 307. den Werdeprocess seiner Entdeckungen gegeben. Durch nörgelnden...
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Isaac Newton und seine physikalischen Principien: ein Hauptstück aus der ...

Ferdinand Rosenberger - 1895 - 564 pages
...more absolutely what Light is, after what Manner refracted, and by what Modes or Actions it produceth in our Minds the Phantasms of Colours, is not so easy: And I shall not mingle Conjeetures with Certainties. 1 HORSLEV, Newtoni Opera, vol. IV, p. 307. den Werdeprocess seiner Entdeckungen...
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Popular Science Monthly, Volume 61

1902 - 614 pages
...to something else, we have as good reason to believe that to be a substance also. Besides, whoever thought any quality to be a heterogeneous aggregate,...And I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties. Reviewing what I have written, I see the discourse itself will load to diverse experiments sufficient...
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The Library of Original Sources: Advance in knowledge, 1650-1800

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - 1907 - 484 pages
...reason to believe that to be substance also. Besides, whoever thought any quality to be a heterogenous aggregate, such as light is discovered to be. But...And I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties. Reviewing what I have written, I see the discourse itself will lead to divers experiments sufficient...
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The Metaphysical Foundations of Modern Physical Science: A Historical and ...

Edwin Arthur Burtt - 1925 - 382 pages
...more absolutely what light is, after what manner refracted, and by what modes or actions it produceth in our minds the phantasms of colours, is not so easy, and I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties."46 Apparently Newton's first alternative " Opticks, p. 32s. Cf. p. 319, S. u Opera, IV,...
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The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-century Philosophy, Volume 1

Daniel Garber, Michael Ayers - 1998 - 992 pages
...what manner refracted, and by what modes or actions it produces in our minds the phantasms of colors, is not so easy. And I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties' (Newton 1779-85, vol. 4, p. 305). The mechanist Huygens insists that Newton's account of colours is...
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How to Solve the Mind-body Problem

Nicholas Humphrey - 2000 - 110 pages
...= brain state, b. Newton himself wrote: 'To determine ... by what modes or actions light produceth in our minds the phantasms of colours is not so easy....And I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties' (Newton, 1671, p. 3085). Three and a half centuries later, let us see if we can at least mix some certainties...
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The Mind Made Flesh: Essays from the Frontiers of Psychology and Evolution

Nicholas Humphrey - 2002 - 388 pages
...= brain state, b. Newton himself wrote: 'To determine ... by what modes or actions light produceth in our minds the phantasms of colours is not so easy....I shall not mingle conjectures with certainties.' o Tbree and a half centuries later, let us see if we can at least mix some certainties with the conjectures....
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