1. How Literature Can Be a Thought Experiment: Alternatives to and Elaborations of Original Accounts.
2. Literary Form and Philosophical Content.
3. Kantian and Artistotelian Accounts of Austen.
4. Hume and Austen on Pleasure, Sentiment, and Virtue.
5. Hume and Austen on Sympathy.
6. Hume's General Point of View and the Novels of Jane Austen.
7. The Useful and the Good in Hume and Austen.
8. Aesthetics and Humean Aesthetic Norms in the Novels of Jane Austen.
9. Hume and Austen on Good People and Good Reasoning.
10. ‘Lovers,' ‘Friends,' and other Endearing Appellations.
11. Hume and Austen on Pride.
12. Hume and Austen on Jealousy, Envy, Malice and the Principle of Comparison.
13. Indolence and Industry in Hume and Austen.
14. What Hume’s Philosophy Contributes to Our Understanding of Austen’s Fiction; What Austen’s Fiction Contributes to Our Understanding of Hume’s Philosophy