Index for Chapter XI
Of our Knowledge of the Existence of Other Things
- 1. Knowledge of the existence of other finite beings is to be had
only by actual sensation.
- 2. Instance:
- 3. This notice by our senses, though not so certain as
demonstration, yet may be called knowledge, and proves the existence
of things without us.
- 4. I.
- 5. II.
- 6. III.
- 7. IV.
- 8. This certainty is as great as our condition needs.
- 9. But reaches no further than actual sensation.
- 10. Folly to expect demonstration in everything.
- 11. Past existence of other things is known by memory.
- 12. The existence of other finite spirits not knowable, and rests on
- 13. Only particular propositions concerning concrete existences
- 14. And all general propositions that are known to be true concern
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