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# JB/135/205/001

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1831 May 21 6
Posology

ulto
II Morphoscopics
§ Genesis Analytic Syllabi
3. Analytic and synthetic
compared

2 3

31
Difference between
the two modes:
in the synthetic, you
can take measures of
the figure; in the analytic,
not.

31. Between the analytic or say resolution or decomposition
mode and order of production or say generation, and the synthetic,
or say or composition there is this difference there are these differences
One difference is this: namely: that in and by the synthetic mode
and that above you can ta obtain and exhibit the measure of them:
in and by the analytic mode you may produce them; but when
it is in and by the analytic mode that you produce them, you
do not, in and by so doing, exhibit the measure of them.

32
Take for example, a
ball globe or sphere
By cutting it by a
plain through the
center, you obtain
two circular surfaces
but you can not
way to measure them

32. Take for example, the figure called a circle. To
produce it in the way of analysis or say decomposition,
you must employ and take in hand a ball — in
Latin sprung language a globe, in Greek sprung language, a
sphere, and proceed in the manner that will be mentioned
presently

33
No permanent circular
surface right lined circular
surface
have you perhaps, no
nature. What you
obtain by seeing a nut &c
drop into water, or
by throwing a stone into
it, is a curve surface
and that not permanent
but inconstancy only
and that not definite
but continually extending
itself.

33. True it is that the idea of a circle may be obtained,
by consideration had of a surface: namely of
the surface of any mass of matter in a liquid form, not
inclosed all round in a solid receptacle. But — in the
first place, this is not an exactly flat — an exactly
right-lined surface: for the surface is a portion of the
earth's surface, and the earth's surface is in every part
a portion of a recurrent curve — that is to say an oblate
spheroid: in the next place, though you obtain and
if you are near a piece of water continually
are obtaining the idea of a circle, namely through by means of
the medium of the correspondent impression, as where you it
happens to you to
see a nut falling into it, is to yourself throw a stone into it, yet
nor in that case can you say exactly where the circle ends,
nor can you thereby keep any such circular form within your
reach
reach, for the purpose
of demonstration or application
in unapplied
posology morphoscopics, or for any
mechanical purpose or
in applied actuality
applied to morphoscopic
ology.

Identifier: | JB/135/205/001
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jeremy bentham

street & co 1830

antonio alcala galiano

1830

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