Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind [NOOK Book]

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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

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Overview

Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos. (2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain imperfections with these old texts, we feel they deserve to be made available for future generations to enjoy.
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  • BN ID: 2940029700551
  • Publisher: Wells and Lilly
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1821 volume

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is sufficient to overcome every thing that is pernicious in their early habits: but I am fully persuaded, that these instances are rare; and that by far the greater part of mankind continue, through life, to pursue the same track into which they have been thrown by the accidental circumstances of situation, instruction, and example. PART SECOND. SECTION II. Continuation of the same Subject. The remarks which have been hitherto made, on the utility of the philosophy of the human mind, are of a very general nature, and apply equally to all descriptions of men. Besides, however, these more obvious advantages of the study, there are others, which, though less striking and less extensive in their application, are, nevertheless, to some particular classes of individuals, of the highest importance. Without pretending to exhaust the subject, I shall offer a few detached observations upon it, in this section. I already took notice, in general terms, of the common relation which all the different branches of our knowledge bear to the philosophy of the human mind. In consequence of this relation, it not only forms an interesting object of curiosity to literary men of every denomination, but if successfully prosecuted, it cannot fail to furnish useful lights for directing their inquiries ; whatever the nature of the subjects may be, which happen to engage the attention. In order to be satisfied of the justness of this observation, it is sufficient to recollect, that to the philosophy of the mind are to be referred all our inquiries concerning the divisions and the classifications of the objects of human knowledge, and also, all the various rules, both for the investigation, and thecommunication, of truth. These general views of science, and these general rules VOL. I. 5 ...
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