An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (Paperback)

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Moral philosophy, or the science of human nature, may be treated after two different manners; each of whichhas its peculiar merit, and may contribute to the entertainment, instruction, and reformation of mankind. The oneconsiders man chiefly as born for action; and as influencedin his measures by taste and sentiment; pursuing one object, and avoiding another, according to the value whichthese objects seem to possess, and according to the lightin which they present themselves. As virtue, of all objects, is allowed to be the most valuable, this species of philosopherspaint her in the most amiable colours; borrowing allhelps from poetry and eloquence, and treating their subjectin an easy and obvious manner, and such as is best fittedto please the imagination, and engage the affecti.

Product Details
ISBN: 9786257060349
ISBN-10: 6257060346
Publisher: Platanus Publishing
Publication Date: February 26th, 2020
Pages: 178
Language: English