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" ... the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, although it is not known to all. "
The Works of John Playfair ...: With a Memoir of the Author ... - Page 335
by John Playfair - 1822
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Essays and Soliloquies

Miguel de Unamuno - 1924 - 264 pages
...is hoped for. Perhaps there is nobody who would sacrifice his life for the sake of maintaining that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, for such a truth does not require the sacrifice of our life; but on the other hand there are many who...
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The Monist, Volume 37

Paul Carus - 1927 - 666 pages
...value of truth-speakingis independent of cognition, is as independent of cognition as the fact that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, is not to say that it is as independent of mind. It is at least arguable, and it is usually held, that...
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Fundamental Christianity

Francis Landey Patton - 1926 - 356 pages
...the existence of God, there would be no need of faith. If it were as clear that God exists as that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, why should men be urged to believe? Let us then be satisfied with the fact that there is a preponderance...
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Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

Smithsonian Institution. Board of Regents - 1894 - 1040 pages
...is the only one of which the forum can not be altered if time sides remain constant, and that time three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, so that if we know two of the angles of any triangle we can at once calculate the third angle by subtracting...
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Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy I

John Peter Anton, George L. Kustas, Anthony Preus - 1971 - 248 pages
...source; he gives as examples (thinking, it seems, along Platonic lines) those involved in saying that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, or that courage is a virtue. It is in this context that he ventures to pronounce "idea," "concept,"...
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The Mental Philosophy of John Henry Newman

Jay Newman - 1986 - 222 pages
...cannot conceive a man having before him the series of conditions and truths on which it depends that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, and yet not assenting to that proposition" (143). Locke would add that a belief that is thus "commanded"...
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From Christ to the World: Introductory Readings in Christian Ethics

Wayne G. Boulton, Thomas D. Kennedy, Allen Verhey - 1994 - 576 pages
...reason, the truth is the same for all but is not equally known to all; thus it is true for all that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, although it is not known to alL But as to the proper conclusions of the practical reason, neither is...
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Aristotle's Philosophical Development: Problems and Prospects

William Robert Wians - 1996 - 428 pages
..."shorthand like manner" in "his constant use of the expression to duo orthais ... to denote the theorem that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles" (Heath 1949, 41). 48 See Heath 1949, 54; Barnes 1975b, 138-39; Apostle 1981, 124-26; McKirahan 1992,...
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Basic Writings of St. Thomas Aquinas, Volume 2

Thomas Aquinas, Anton C. Pegis - 1997 - 1222 pages
...reason, the truth is the same for all, but it is not equally known to all. Thus, it is true for all that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, although it is not known to all. But as to the proper conclusions of the practical reason, neither...
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Feminist Ethics and Natural Law: The End of the Anathemas

Cristina L. H. Traina - 1999 - 404 pages
...reason, the truth is the same for all, but is not equally known to all: thus it is true for all that the three angles of a triangle are together equal to two right angles, although it is not known to all. But as to the proper conclusions of the practical reason, neither...
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