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CONTENTS.

cir. III. Th;rwh;^:^Ti.r.r-\!ii°l5!"'^^^^ . . • 63-65



Ch. II. Of the proper Objects of Gratitude and Resenlment.



Per;nn wiU 'V^'l''^^ Approbation of the Conduct cf the

the G^l^I; d 'nTv "' '^f ^'""'^'^ '^''^ '' ^'"^^ Sympathy with

where tl Jr. n- ''^'° 'f '^^^' ^^ = ^^"^ *^t' °^^ the contrary,

^ o doef ?!. ^?.I^;-^.^PProbation of the Motives of the Person

WHO does the Mischief, there is no sort of Sympathy with the

V ?,f^^^tment of him who suffers it . . ^ ^ ^^^^ ^^^^^ tne

Ch V jS^^^^P^tuIation of the foregoing Chapters'. '. '. ', 67-68

Ch. V. The Analysis of the Sense of Merit Ind Demerit 68-70



Of Justice and Beneficence
/Comparison of those two Virtues



Sec. II.
Ch. I.

less of Merit!"'' °.^-^"''^''' ""^ ^^'^^^°^"^^' ""^^ ^^ "^^ ConJciousi ^ ^^

. Ch. III. OftheUtilityoftiris Constitution 'of Na'ture! .' [ 78^84
^''''' "kind Zrln? ^''^"7? of Fortune upon the Sentiments of Man-

L:;:^d:;;tL "^"""' ^^ ^'^ ^'''' ^^ ^ - ^^ of Actions-

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S'fr %'';f'^r''"' "'■;'"'' '"''"™« of Fortune . .' ' q? SS
r! t{v °f"'f ^i^'™' of "lis Jnflience of Fortune ' xl"!?

CH.ni. Of the final Cause of this Irregularity of Sentimems ! st^l



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^"' lLio°' *' ^"""P'° "^ Self.approba,ion and of Self-disappro-

^"■o'fthri!;\'dTBla^[:''^ii.r;ii!:roV°'rH^='™7'''"-'^ ''"'"

. 150-158

'"•'i:t'i:l'^ro^rtE:'?''i';f^.?pro?"sr7'""^^-°-•■po"

this Species of Beauty ^^ extensive Influence of

'"•"Pon^L^^i^s;;:!;:[^:i^^pp - ce of utimy b^tows '''-'''

ccption of this Beauty mt be ^ii^r e ""^^ ^°T ^"^" '^'^ P^^"'
Principles of Approbation ^ . ^ ^'"^ "'^ °^^ °^ the original

. 165-171



CONTENTS.



Part V.



OF THE INFLUENCE OF CUSTOM AND FASHION UPON THE SENTIMENTS
OF MORAL APPROBATION AND DISAPPROPATIOX.

Cii. I. Of the Influence of Custom and Fashion upon our Notions

of Beauty and Deformity ....... 171-176

Cii. II. Of the Influence of Custom and Fashion upon Moral

Sentiments 176-187 ^



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Tart VI.

OF THE CHARACTER OF VIRTUE.— INTRODUCTION, 187.

Sec. I. Of the Character of the Individual, so far as it affects his

own Happiness ; or of Prudence ....... 187-192

Sec. II. Of the Character of the Individual, so far as it can affect y

the Happiness of other People — Introduction, . . . 192-193!^

Ch. I. Of the Order in which Individuals are recommended by

Nature to our Care and Attention 193-201

Ch. II. Of the Order in which Societies are by Nature recom- /

mended to our Beneficence 201-208 ^

Ch. III. Of universal Benevolence 208-210

Sec. III. Of Self-command 210-233

Conclusion of the Sixth Part 233-236



Part VII.

OF SYSTEMS OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY. '

Sec. I. Of the Questions which ought to be examined in a Theory

of Moral Sentiments . 236-237

Sec. II. Of the different Accounts which have been given of the

Nature of Virtue — Introduction 23 7

Ch. I. Of those Systems which make Virtue consist in Propriety 237-260
Ch. II. Of those Systems M'hich make Virtue consist in Prudence . 260-265
Ch. III. Of those Systems which make Virtue consist in Benevo-
lence 265-271

Ch. IV. Of licentious Systems 271-278



EC. III. Of the different Systems which have been formed con-
cerning the Principle of Approbation — Introduction . . 279

Ch. I. Of those Systems which deduce the Principle of Approba-
tion from Self-love 279-2S1

Cii. II. Of those Systems which make Reason the Principle of y

Approbation 282-284V/

Ch. III. Of those Systems which make Sentiment the Principle y

of Annrnhatinn .... ... 28c-2QOV^



of Approbation . 285-290>

;V. Of the Manner in which different Authors have treated of
the practical Rules of Morality 290-304 v



8 CONTENTS.

Cv3NSIDERATI0NS CONCERNIi\G THE FORMATION OF LANGUAGES. 305-325



ESSAYS ON PHILOSOPHICAL SUBJECTS.

The Principles which lead and direct Philosophical In-
quiries, AS illustrated by the History of Astronomy 327-328

Sec, I. Of the Effects of Unexpectedness, or of Surprise . .328-331
Sec. n. Of Wonder, or the Effects of Novelty . . . .331-339

Sec. IIL Of the Origin of Philosophy 34^-344

Sec. IV. The Histoiy of Astronomy 344-384

The Principles which lead and direct Philosophical In-
quiries, illustrated by the History of the Ancient
Physics 3^5-395



The Principles which lead and direct Philosophical In-
quiries, illustrated by the History of Ancient Logics
AND Metaphysics 395-405



Of the Nature of that Imitation which takes place in

what are called the Imitative Arts .... 405

Part I., 405-415. Part IL, 415-432. Part III 432-434

Of the Affinity between Music, Dancing, and Poetry . 434-438



Of the External Senses 438-439

Of the Sense of Touching, 439-444. Of the Sense of Tasting, 444-
445. Of the Sense of SmelHng, 445. Of the Sense of Hear-



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