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" ... there seems to be a disposition to assent to it from the simplicity of the statement. 3. The spherical is one of the most simple of all re-entering figures, since it depends only on a single element, the size of its radius. The natural inclination... "
Book I. Of the apparent motions of the celestial bodies. Book II. Of the ... - Page 113
by Pierre Simon marquis de Laplace - 1809 - 380 pages
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821 - 398 pages
...the size of its radius. The natural inclination of the human mind, to attribute that form to bodies which it comprehends with the greatest facility, disposed...simplicity of nature should not always be measured by our conceptions. It was no sooner discovered that there was an inequality in the equatorial and polar...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821 - 402 pages
...the size of its radius. The natural inclination of the human mind, to attribute that form to bodies which it comprehends with the greatest facility, disposed...simplicity of nature should not always be measured by our conceptions. It was no sooner discovered that there was an inequality in the equatorial and polar...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821 - 398 pages
...the size of its radius. The natural inclination of the human mind, to attribute that form to bodies which it comprehends with the greatest facility, disposed...simplicity of nature should not always be measured by our conceptions. It was no sooner discovered that there was an inequality in the equatorial and polar...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821 - 400 pages
...the size of its radius. The natural inclination of the human mind, to attribute that form to bodies which it comprehends with the greatest facility, disposed...simplicity of nature should not always be measured by our conceptions. It was no sooner discovered that there was an inequality in the equatorial and polar...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 10

Thomas Curtis - 1829 - 814 pages
...objects to be of that form which he most readily conceives, yet the simplicity of nature is not always measured by that of our conceptions. Infinitely varied...effects, Nature is only simple in her causes ; and her economy consists in producing a great number of phenomena, often the most complicated, by means of...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 pages
...the size of its radius. The natural inclination of the human mind to attribute that form to bodies which it comprehends with the greatest facility, disposed...simplicity of nature should not always be measured by our conceptions. Bacon, in his JVovum Organum, in his explanation of what he terms crucial instances,...
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A Familiar Introduction to the Arts Sciences: With Original Introductory ...

Jeremiah Joyce - 1852 - 430 pages
...objects to be of that form which he most readily conceives, yet the simplicity of nature is not always measured by that of our conceptions. Infinitely varied...effects, nature is only simple in her causes ; and her economy consists in producing a great number of phenomena, often the most complicated, by means of...
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Vestiges of the Molten Globe, as Exhibited in the Figure of the ..., Part 1

William Lowthian Green - 1887 - 366 pages
...the size of its radius. The natural inclination of the human mind, to attribute that form to bodies which it comprehends with the greatest facility, disposed...effects, nature is only simple in her causes, and her economy consists in producing a great number of phenomena, often very complicated, by means of a small...
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Two Spheres; Or, Mind Versus Instinct

W. T. B. Martin, T. E. S. T. - 1894 - 536 pages
...possibility of confusion or disorder. The economy of nature is thus finely expressed by Laplace : " The simplicity of nature should not always be measured...effects, nature is only simple in her causes, and her economy consists in producing a great number of phenomena, often very complicated, by means of a small...
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