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3. Certainty two-fold, of truth, and of knowledge.
4. No proposition can be known to be true, where the essence
of each species mentioned is not known.
16. Wherein lies the general certainty of propositions.
2. Wherein that self-evidence consists.
3. Self-evidence not peculiar to received axioms.
4. First, as to identity and diversity, all propositions are
6. Thirdly, in other relations we may have.
7. Fourthly, concerning real existence, we have none.
8. These axioms do not much influence our other knowledge.
9. Because they are not the truths the first known.
14. They prove not the existence of things without us.
15. Their application dangerous about complex ideas.
20. Their use dangerous, where our ideas are confused.
OF TRIFLING PROPOSITIONS.
1. Some propositions bring no increase to onr knowledge.