The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings

Cover image for

Download


Published: 1838
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,342 / 176 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.2
LoC Category: BJ
Downloads: 1,456
Added to site: 2007.08.22
mnybks.net#: 17982
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
Excerpt

er state of being. There are facts in the mental phenomena which give a high degree of probability to the conjecture, that the whole transactions of life, with the motives and moral history of each individual, may then be recalled by a process of the mind itself, and placed, as at a single glance, distinctly before him. Were we to realize such a mental condition, we should not fail to contemplate the impressions so recalled, with feelings very different from those by which we are apt to be misled amid the influence of present and external things.--The tumult of life is over;--pursuits, principles, and motives, which once bore an aspect of importance, are viewed with feelings more adapted to their true value.--The moral principle recovers that authority, which, amid the contests of passion, had been obscured or lost;--each act and each emotion is seen in its relations to the great dictates of truth, and each pursuit of life in its real bearing on the great concerns of a moral being;--and the whole assumes a ch

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie - Free eBook

Who Murdered Mr. Malone?

Garden Girls Christian Cozy Mystery Series Book 1
Hope Callaghan

Who Murdered Mr. Malone? Book 1 of the Garden G... Read more

Cover image for The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie - Free eBook

Phantasia

Book One: Into the Rain
M.U. Riyadad

After finding the body of a dragon in a metalli... Read more

Cover image for The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie - Free eBook

Fearsome

Fearsome Series Book 1
S.A. Wolfe

*This is a stand-alone book in the Fearsome Ser... Read more

Cover image for The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie - Free eBook

Anais of Brightshire

The Blood Mage Chronicles Book 1
Jamie Wilson

While rumors of monsters rising in the south bring... Read more

Cover image for The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings by John Abercrombie - Free eBook

Sound of Sirens

Tales of Skylge #1
Jen Minkman

On the island of Skylge, electricity is only fo... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing helps us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

The Art of Public Speaking
by Dale Carnegie
The Power of Concentration
by Theron Q. Dumont
The Age of Reason
by Thomas Paine
On the Origin of Species
by Charles Darwin
Chess Strategy
by Edward Lasker

See more popular titles from this genre.