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OF THE

PHILOSOPHY OF THE HUMAN MIND.

BY DUGALD STEWART, Esq. F. R. S. Edin.

Honorary Member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences at St. Petersburgh; Member of
the Royal Academy of Berlin, and of the American Philosophical Society held
at Philadelphia ; formerly Professor of Moral Philosophy in

the University of Edinburgh.

VOLUME SECOND.

BOSTON:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY WELLS AND LILLY.

Court-Street.

1814.

HARVARD COLLEEN

227,1930

Arenvillett. Norsass

ADVERTISEMENT.

AFTER an interval of more than twenty years, I venture to present to the public a Second Volume on the Philosophy of the Human Mind...

When the preceding Part was sent to the press, I expected that a few short chapters would comprehend all that I had further to offer concerning the Intellectual Powers; and that I should be able to employ the greater part of this Volume in examining those principles of our constitution, which are immediately connected with the Theory of Morals. On proceeding, however, to attempt an analysis of Reason, in the more strict acceptation of that term, I found so many doubts crowding on me with respect to the logical doctrines then generally received, that I was forced to abandon the comparatively limited plan according to which I had originally intended to treat of the Understanding, and, in the mean time, to suspend the continuation of my work, till a more unbroken leisure should allow me to resume it with a less divided attention.

Of the accidents which have since occurred to retard my progress, it is unnecessary to take any

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