An exact arrangement of parts is necessary to confer elegance on a whole; but I am more studious of utility than of elegance. ... false and fallacious, is a character which no person who is not utterly abandoned would chuse to bear; it is a character from which we expect nothing but levity and inconsistence. ... And indeed, if these questions were proposed in general terms, aIs there such a thing as truth?
|Title||:||An Essay on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to Sophistry and Scepticism. 10th Ed|