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By FRANCIS HUTCHESON

This paintings comprises treatises: bearing on good looks, order, concord, layout, and touching on ethical strong and evil. there is not any a part of philosophy of extra significance than a simply wisdom of human nature and its a variety of powers and inclinations. the writer provides those papers as an inquiry into a number of the pleasures which human nature is able to receiving. Written in previous English.

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Many of our sensitive Perceptions are pleasant, and many painful, immediately, and that without any knowledge of the Cause of this Plea- section i 21 sure or Pain, or how the Objects excite it, or are the Occasions of it; or without seeing to what further Advantage or Detriment the Use of such Objects might tend: Nor would the most accurate Knowledge of these things vary either the Pleasure or Pain of the Perception, however it might give a rational Pleasure distinct from the sensible; or might raise a distinct Joy, from a prospect of further Advantage in the Object, or Aversion, from an apprehension of Evil.

Concerning the Power of Custom, Education and Example, as to our internal Senses. 70 section viii. Of the Importance of the internal Senses in Life, and the final Causes of them. [xxv] 76 15 16 contents treatise ii introduction. 85 section i. Of the moral Sense by which we perceive Virtue and Vice, and approve, or disapprove them in others. 89 section ii. Concerning the immediate Motive to virtuous Actions. 101 section iii. The Sense of Virtue, and the various Opinions about it, reducible to one general Foundation.

II. That we may more distinctly discover the general Foundation or Occasion of [17] the Ideas of Beauty among Men, it will be necessary to consider it first in its simpler Kinds, such as occurs to us in regular Figures; and we may perhaps find that the same Foundation extends to all the more complex Species of it. Uniformity with Variety. III. The Figures which excite in us the Ideas of Beauty, seem to be those in which there is Uniformity amidst Variety. * ࿣ But what we call Beautiful in Objects, to speak in the Mathematical Style, seems to be in a compound Ratio of Uniformity and Variety: so that where the Uniformity of Bodys is equal, the Beauty is as the Variety; and where the Variety is equal, the Beauty is as the Uniformity.

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