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when it is shown that extension is never given as a purely primary quality. p. 16/35-17/3 [‘Sweet’, ‘white’, and ‘hard’ seem now the subjects about which we are saying something. We certainly do not predicate on of the other; for, if we attempt to identify them, they at once resist.]: On the contrary, we do—but this is not to identify them. p. 17/12-13 [… we recoil in horror.] u/l: But we don’t. p. 17/20-23 [If you predicate what is different, you ascribe to the subject what it is not; and if you predicate what is not different, you say nothing at all.]: Quite right too. p. 18/30-32 [This foundation, if we say that A is like to B, is the identity X which holds these differences together.]: Yes. p. 20/20-21 [Otherwise the thing, without the points of view, appears to have no character at all …]: Nothing has any character except from some point of view. p. 25/36-38 [But I urge, on the other hand, that nothings cannot be related, and that to turn qualities in relation into mere relations is impossible.]: This is true if the qualities are homogeneous. p. 32/31-34 [Space, to be space, must have space outside itself. It for ever disappears into a whole, which proves never to be more than one side of a relation to something beyond.]: Of course. p. 33/35-37 [If you take time as a relation between units without duration, then the whole time has no duration, and is not time at all.]: Of course. p. 49/29-31 [Mere identity, however excellent, is emphatically not the relation of cause and effect.] noted. p. 50/20-22 [For, without some duration of the identical, we should have meaningless chaos, or, rather, should not have even that.] noted. p. 80/3-4 [… pleasure and pain are essentially not capable of being objects.]: In so far as they exist they are always objects! p. 80/fn.1 [Notice that our emotional moods, where we hardly could analyse them, may qualify objects aesthetically.] noted. p. 86/20-22 [Mere self is whatever part of the psychical individual is, for the purpose in hand, negative. It, at least, is irrelevant, and it may be even worse.]: O dear! p. 91/9 [sensation] u/l: i.e. perception?


Early Writings (Seeking the Path - Ñāṇavīra Thera)  
Early Writings (Seeking the Path - Ñāṇavīra Thera)  

Part B includes two early essays (Nibbana and Anatta and Sketch for a Proof of Rebirth) as well as notes from a Commonplace Book and Margina...