| Francis Bowen - 1842 - Liczba stron: 352
...him ; " for distance being a line directed endwise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fond **of the eye, which point remains invariably the same,...popular objections to his principles, which he applies** sue24 cessfully to explaining all the observed phenomena of sight. Obvious facts show the necessity... | |
| Samuel Bailey - 1842 - Liczba stron: 239
...seen. For distance being a line directed endwise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye ; which point remains invariably the same whether the distance be longer or shorter."** Such is the single reason he assigns to prove the invisibility of distance. On a careful search through... | |
| 1842
...seen, inasmuch as being a line directed endwise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye, which point remains invariably the same, whether the distance be longer or shorter;"** an argument which, if it has any meaning and any force at all, must establish the impossibility of... | |
| George Berkeley - 1843
...seen. For distance being a line directed end-wise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye. Which point remains invariably the same, whether the distance be longer or shorter.** III. I find it also acknowledged, that the estimate we make of the distance of objects considerably... | |
| George Berkeley - 1843
...seen. For distance being a line directed end-wise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye. Which point remains invariably the same, whether the distance be longer or shorter.** IV. But when an object is placed at so near a distance, as that the interval between the eyes bears... | |
| George Berkeley - 1843
...seen. For distance being a line directed end-wise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye. Which point remains invariably the same, whether the distance be longer or shorter.** III. I find it also acknowledged, that the estimate we make of the distance of objects considerably... | |
| Robert Blakey - 1848
...seen. For distance being a line directed end-wise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye, which point remains invariably the same, whether the distance be longer or shorter.** " I find it also acknowledged, that the estimate vie make of the distance of objects considerably remote,... | |
| 1850
...seen. For distance being a line directed endiose, to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye, which point remains invariably the same, whether the distance be longer or shorter."** But granting that Sir David has proved his point,— that distance is represented by linear extension... | |
| Samuel Bailey - 1851 - Liczba stron: 207
...seen. For distance being a line directed endwise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye. Which point remains invariably the same whether the distance be longer or shorter."** According to our first rule, we have to begin the examination of this argument by finding the conclusion... | |
| Dugald Stewart - 1854 - Liczba stron: 490
...seen. For distance being a line directed endwise to the eye, it projects only one point in the fund **of the eye ; which point remains invariably the same, whether the distance be longer or shorter."** Take the following example. If a traveller on a dark night and a strange road sees before him a fixed... | |
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