Lectures On The Philosophy And Practice Of Slavery; As Exhibited In The Institution Of Domestic…

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byWilliam Andrew Smith

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1857. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Lectures on the philosophy and practice of slavery William Andrew Smith Conttnts, .Page vii LECTURE I. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON THE SUBJECT OF AFRICAN SLAVERY IN TIIE UNITED STATES. General subject enunciated--Why this discussion may be regarded as humiliating by Southern people--Other stand-points, however, disclose an urgent necessity, at this time, for a thorough investigation of the whole subject--The results to which it is the object of these lectures to conduct the mind 11 LECTURE II. THE ABSTRACT PRINCIPLE OF THE INSTITUTION OF_DOMESTIO SLAVERY. If the system be sinful, per se, the sin of it must be found in the' principle--Is the principle sinful?--The principle defined--Objections to .the term "submission" answered--The effects of Mr. Jefferson's doctrine upon many conscientious persons in the Southern States 31 LECTURE ni. OBJECTIONS CONSIDERED. Objections classified--Popular views discussed--"All men are born free and equal"--"All men are created equal"--"All men in a state of nature are free and equal"--And the particular form in which Dr. Wayland expresses the popular idea, viz., "The relation in which men stand to each other is the relation of equality; not equality of condition, but equality of right"--Remarks on Dr. Wayland's course--His treatise on Moral Science as a text-book. 60 PREFACE. The following pages contain the substance of Lectures on the subject of Domestic Slavery in the United States, which for several years have been delivered to the classes in Moral Science in Randolph Macon College. Since the year 1844, I have been frequently called on to discuss this subject on various popular occasions in Virginia and North Carolina. My classes in college were compelled to deal with the subj...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1857. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Lectures on the philosophy and practice of slavery William Andrew Smith Conttnts, .Page vii LECTURE I. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON THE SU...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217862241

ISBN - 13:9780217862240

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