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By FRANCIS HUTCHESON

This paintings comprises treatises: bearing on good looks, order, concord, layout, and touching on ethical reliable and evil. there is not any a part of philosophy of extra value than a simply wisdom of human nature and its numerous powers and tendencies. the writer provides those papers as an inquiry into some of the pleasures which human nature is able to receiving. Written in previous English.

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But this moral Sense has no relation to innate Ideas, as will appear in the second Treatise. 17 Our Gentlemen of good Taste can tell us of a great many Senses, Tastes, and Relishes for Beauty, Harmony, Imitation in Painting and Poetry; and may not we find too in Mankind a Relish for a Beauty in Characters, in Manners? ࿣18 I doubt we have made Philosophy, as well as Religion, by our foolish management of it, so austere and ungainly a iii. Anthony Ashley Cooper, Third Earl of Shaftesbury (1671–1713), was educated under the supervision of John Locke but was not a follower of his philosophy.

The last Paragraph. v. ” Virgil, Aeneid, book 4, l. 34 (Eclogues, Georgics, Aeneid I–VI, with an English translation by H. : Harvard University Press, 1935 [revised edition]). vi. –1762) was successively bishop of Clonfert, Cloyne, Firns, and Elphin. He was a friend of Berkeley and probably a member of Molesworth’s circle in Dublin, where a lasting friendship with Hutcheson developed. Hutcheson’s son dedicated his father’s posthumous A System of Moral Philosophy (London, 1755) to Bishop Synge. As Synge demonstrated in a sermon from 25 October 1725 (the anniversary of the Irish rebellion), later published as The Case of Toleration, he was a liberal and tolerant Anglican.

U section ii u Of Original or Absolute Beauty. Sense of Men. I. Since it is certain that we have Ideas of Beauty and Harmony, let us examine what Quality in Objects excites these Ideas, or is the occasion of them. And let it be here observ’d, that our Inquiry is only about the Qualitys which are beautiful to Men; or about the Foundation of their Sense of Beauty: for, as was above hinted, Beauty has always relation to the Sense of some Mind; and when we afterwards shew how generally the Objects which occur to us, are beautiful, we mean ࿣1 that such Objects are ࿣ agreeable to the Sense of Men: ࿣2 for as there are not a few ࿣ Objects, which seem no way beautiful to Men, ࿣3 so we see a variety of ࿣ other Animals ࿣4 who ࿣ seem delighted with them; they may have Senses otherwise constituted than those of Men, and may have the Ideas of Beauty excited by Objects of a quite different Form.

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