Excerpt from An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Vol. 2 of 3: With Thoughts on the Conduct of the Understanding
Powers 3 great part of our complex Ideas of Sub fiances. 8. And why. I 9. Three forts of Ideas make our complex ones of Sub ﬂances. T I 10, II. The now fecandary (ealities of Bodies would difappear, if we could difcover the primary ones of their minute Parts. 12. Our Faculties of Difcovery fuited to our ﬂate. I3. Conjecture about Spirits? 14. Complex Ideas of Subﬂances. 15. Idea of Spiritual Subftances, as clear as of bodily Sub fiancesa 16. No Idea of abfirael Subﬂance. 17. The Cehefion of foli'd Parts, andimpulfe, the primary Ideas of Body. 18. Thinking and Motivity, the primary Ideas of Spirit. 19-21. Spirits capable of Motion. 22. Idea of Soul and Body compared. H L Cohefipn of folid Parts in Body, as hard to be'con ceivel as I hinking in a Soul. 28, 29. Communication of Motion by Impulfe or by lghought equally intelligible. 30. Ideas of Body and Spirit compared. 31. The Notion of Spirlt involves no more difficulty in it than that of Body. 32. We know nothing beyond our fimple Ideas. 33-35. Idea of God. 36. No Ideas in our complex one of Spirits, but thofe got from Senfation or Reﬂeetion. 37. Recapitulation.
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