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" So that •when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling or sentiment of blame from the contemplation of it. "
A Treatise of Human Nature - Page 467
by David Hume - 1888 - 709 pages
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A treatise of human nature [by D. Hume].

David Hume - 1817
...object. So that •when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling...contemplation of it. Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colours, heat and cold, which, according to modern philosophy, are not qualities...
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The Quarterly Theological Review: Conducted by the Rev. Ezra ..., Volume 1

Ezra Stiles Ely - Theology - 1818
...object. So that when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling...sentiment of blame from the contemplation of it." Hence Hume endeavours to show, in his next section, that moral distinctions are derived from a moral...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume, Including All the Essays ..., Volume 2

David Hume - Ethics - 1826
...object. So that when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling...contemplation of it. Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colours, heat and cold, which, according to modern philosophy, are pot qualities...
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Life and Correspondence of David Hume ...

John Hill Burton - Philosophers - 1846 - 500 pages
...you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing but that, from the particular constitution of your nature, you have a feeling or...contemplation of it. Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colours, heat, and cold, which, according to modern philosophy, are not qualities...
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The Presbyterian review and religious journal, Volume 20

1847
...you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the particular constitution of your nature, you have a feeling or...contemplation of it Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colours, heat, and cold, which according to modern philosophy, are not qualities...
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Philosophical Works of David Hume, Volume 2

David Hume - Philosophy - 1854
...object. So that when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling...contemplation of it. Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colors, heat, and cold, which, according to modern philosophy, are not qualities...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review, Volume 14

Theology - 1865
...ethical. According to Hume, virtue consists in the agreeable and useful. " Vice and virtue may be compared to sounds, colours, heat and cold, which, according...qualities in objects, but perceptions in the mind." " Virtue is distinguished by the pleasure, and vice by the pain, that any action, sentiment, or character...
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The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ...

William Jackson - Natural theology - 1874 - 398 pages
...? .... So that when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling...contemplation of it. Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colours, heat and cold, which, according to modern philosophy, are not qualities...
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The philosophy of natural theology, an essay which obtained a prize at ...

William Jackson - 1874
...? .... So that when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling...contemplation of it. Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colours, heat and cold, which, according to modern philosophy, are not qualities...
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The Philosophy of Natural Theology: An Essay in Confutation of the ...

William Jackson - Natural theology - 1875 - 398 pages
.... . . So that when you pronounce any action or character to be vicious, you mean nothing, but that from the constitution of your nature you have a feeling...contemplation of it. Vice and virtue, therefore, may be compared to sounds, colours, heat and cold, which, according to modern philosophy, are not qualities...
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