Elements of Mental Philosophy, Embracing the Two Departments of the Intellect and the Sensibilities, Volumen2

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Harper & brothers., 1845
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Of the permanency of beauty
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General nature of emotions of the ludicrous
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Occasions of emotions of the ludicrous
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5 Summary of views in regard to the beautiful
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Of what is to be understood by
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Of wit as it consists in burlesque or in debasing objects
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Of wit when employed in aggrandizing objects
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Of other methods of exciting emotions of the ludicrous
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Of the character and occasions of humour
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Of colours in connexion with the sublime
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Emotions of cheerfulness joy and gladness
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Emotions of melancholy sorrow and grief
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Emotions of surprise astonishment and wonder
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Emotions of dissatisfaction displeasure and disgust
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Emotions of diffidence modesty and shame
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Considerations in proof of the original sublimity of objects
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Of the prevalence of desire in this department of the mind
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The nature of desires known from consciousness
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Of the place of desires in relation to other mental states
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Of an exception to the foregoing statement
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The desires characterized by comparative fixedness and perma nency
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Desires always imply an object desired
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The fulfilment of desires attended with enjoyment
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Of variations or degrees in the strength of the desires
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Tendency to excite movement an attribute of desire
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Classification of this part of the sensibilities
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The principles based upon desire susceptible of a twofold opera tion
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Of the instincts of man as compared with those of the inferior animals
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Of the nature of the instincts of brute animals
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Instincts susceptible of slight modifications
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Instances of instincts in the human mind
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Further instances of instincts in
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Of the final cause or use of instincts
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Of occasional desires for action and repose 127 10 Of the twofold operation and morality of the appetites
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Of the natural desire of esteem
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Relation of the social principle to civil society
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Of the form of desire denominated hope 136 137 138 140 141 143 145 146 146 148 148 149
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Of the comparative rank of the affections
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Of the complex nature of the affections
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Of selfishness as distinguished from self love
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Modifications of selfishness pride vanity and arrogance
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Reference to the opinions of philosophical writers
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PROPENSITIES CONTINUED SOCIALITY OR THE DESIRE OF SOCIETY 135 The principle of sociality original in the human mind
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Other reasons for checking and subduing the angry passions
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The principle of soctality not selfish 137 Reference to the doctrine of Hobbes on this subject
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Remarks on the state cents of the preceding section 139 The doctrine of an original principle of sociality supported by the view that it is necessary to ...
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Of this principle as it exists in the lower animals
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The existence of the principle shown from the conduct of chil dren and youth Page 127
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The same shown from the facts of later life
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The social principle exists in the enemies of society
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Profs of the natural desire of society from the confessions and conduct of those who have been deprived of
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Further proofs and illustrations of the natural origin of the prin ciple of sociality
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Other illustrations of a similar kind
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Of the filial affection
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The filial affection original or implanted
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Of patriotism or love of country
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Further proofs in support of the doctrine of an innate humanity or love for the human race
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Of the moral character of pity
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Of the affection of gratitude
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THE BENEVOLENT AFFECTIONS LOVE TO THE SUPREME
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That man was originally created with a principle of love to God further shown from the Scriptures
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Further proofs that man was thus created 192 Relation of the principle of supreme love to God to the other prin ciples of the pathematic sensibilities
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Illustration of the results of the principle of love to God from the character and life of the Saviour
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The absence of this principle attended with an excessive and sin ful action of other principles
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Further illustrations of the results of the absence of this principle
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Views of President Edwards on the subject of human depravity
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HABITS OF THE SENSIBILITIES Section Page 197 General remarks on the nature of habit
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Of habits in connexion with the appetites
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Of habits in connexion with the propensities
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Of habits in connexion with the affections
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Of the origin of secondary active principles
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Objection to these views in respect to habit
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Explanation of the abovementioned cases
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Further illustrations of the foregoing instances
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The objection to the extent of the law of habit further considered
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The objection noticed in connexion with the malevolent affections
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PART SECOND THE MORAL SENSIBILITIES OR CONSCIENCE MORAL OR CONSCIENTIOUS SENTIMENTS CLASS FIRST EMOTIONS OF ...
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PROOFS OF A MORAL NATURE Section Page 207 Reference to the general division
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Proof of a moral nature from consciousness
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Proofs of a moral nature from the manner of our intercourse with our fellowmen
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Proofs of a moral nature from the terms used in different languages
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Proofs from the operation of the passions of anger and gratitude
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Proofs of a moral nature from feelings of remorse
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Evidence of a moral nature from the ideas of merit and demerit reward and punishment
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Proofs from the uniformity of law
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Evidences of a moral nature even among Savage nations
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Further remarks on the morality of Savage tribes
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The existence of civil or political society implies a moral nature
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Concluding remarks on the general fact of a moral nature
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Nature of the moral emotions of approval and disapproval
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Changes in the moral emotions take place in accordance with changes in the antecedent perceptions
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Of objects of moral approval and disapproval
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Of the original ground or basis of moral approbation and disappro bation
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Emotions of moral approval are called forth in connexion with the existence of right or rectitude in the things approved of
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EMOTIONS OF BEAUTY
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NATURE OF MORAL SUBLIMITY
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Of the moral sublimity of great benevolent underiakings
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Further proof from the conduct of
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Feelings of obligation differ from those of mere approval and
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Feelings of obligation differ from desires
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Of diversities in moral judgment in connexion with differences
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Influence of early associations on moral judgments
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Of the states of mind denominated presentiments
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Of the origin of the ideas or abstract conceptions of right and wrong
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Perversions of the benevolent affections
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The immutability of moral distinctions shown secondly from
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Of association in connexion with the appetites
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Shown in the fifth place from the deportment and conduct
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THE SENSIBILITIES OR SENSITIVE NATURE
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Further views on the influence of moral habits
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Section
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CHAP IISYMPATHETIC IMITATION
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Instances of sympathetic imitation at the poorhouse at Haerlem
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Emotions characterized by rapidity and variety
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