A Treatise On Moral Freedom; Containing Inquiries Into The Operations Of The Intellectual Principles, In Connexion Generally With Moral Agency And Res by William CairnsA Treatise On Moral Freedom; Containing Inquiries Into The Operations Of The Intellectual Principles, In Connexion Generally With Moral Agency And Res by William Cairns

A Treatise On Moral Freedom; Containing Inquiries Into The Operations Of The Intellectual…

byWilliam Cairns

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1844. Excerpt: ... fcrent states: especially a state of union; and also a state of apparent separation, in which, at least, we can more readily discern their succession and distinctive character. Examples are furnished, indeed, by all simple and primary exercises of the elementary principles in the mind, before they become deliberate and complex; and especially by all acts of intuition, in which the comparison of objects and the discernment of a relation between them, present the appearance of perfect unity, whereas the two elements are broadly distinguishable in the deliberate processes of judging and reasoning. Note L. Referring to Fart V. Chapter VIII. Section I. On the question about the direct evidence for freedom, many may be influenced by the opinion of Locke; who states his views and feelings respecting it, in the following well-known passage in one of his letters to Molyneux: "If yon will argue for, or against, liberty from consequences, I will not undertake to answer you. For I own freely to you the weakness of my understanding; that though it be unquestionable, that there is omnipotence and omniscience in God, our Maker, and I cannot have a clearer perception of anything than that lam free; yet I cannot make freedom in man consistent with omnipotence and omniscience in God, though I am as fully persuaded of both, as of any truths I most fully assent to. And, therefore, I have long since given off the consideration of that question, resolving all into this short conclusion; that if it be possible for God to make a free agent, then man is free, though I see not the way of it." Note M. Referring to Part V. Chapter VIII. Section II. The following are some of the passages in Ballantyne's work alluded to in this section: "With regard to the operations of material thing...
Title:A Treatise On Moral Freedom; Containing Inquiries Into The Operations Of The Intellectual…Format:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.45 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217311199

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