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5. Of seeing all things in God [=An Examination of P. Malebranche’s Opinion] (1693)

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2 1 The Acute and ingenious author of the Recherche de la Veritè amongst a great many very fine thoughts, judicious reasonings, and uncommon reflections, has in that treatise started the notion of seeing all things in god. as the best way to explain the nature and manner of the Ideas in our understandings·and I confesse this or any other ingenious hypothesis designed to give us any light in this darke state and modestly proposd as an help to a clearer sight into the nature and causes of things and their ways of operation deserves great acknowledgment to be paid to the first inventers of them, whilst they are managed as fair inquir ies after truth.

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The Acute and ingenious author of the Recherche de la Veritè amongst a great many very fine thoughts, judicious reasonings, and uncommon reflections, has in that treatise started the notion of seeing all

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things in god. as the best way to explain the nature and manner of the Ideas in our understandings ·and I confesse this or any other ingenious hypothesis designed to give us any light in this darke state and modestly proposd as an help to a clearer sight into the nature and causes of things and their ways of operation deserves great acknowledgment to be paid to the first inventers of them, whilst they are managed as fair inquir erys ies after truth.


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See Malebranche, Recherche, III.II.vi, pp. 199-204.

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