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8. If Reason discovered them, that would not prove their
innate. 9-11. It is false, that Reason discovers them. 12. The coming to the Use of Reason, not the Time we
come to know these Maxims. 13. By this, they are not distinguished from other knowable
Truths." 14. If coming to the Use of Reason, were the Time of their
4. Discovery, it would not prove them innate. 15, 16. The Steps by which the Mind attains several Truths. 17. Assenting as soon as proposed and underitood, proves
them not innate. ; 18. If such an Asient be a Mark of innate, then that One
and Two are equal to Three; that Sweetness is not
Bitterness; and a thousand the like, must be innate. 19. Such less general Propositions known before these uni,
versal Maxims. 20. One and One equal to Two, &c. not general nor use
ful, answered. 21. These Maxims not being known sometimes till proposed,
proves them not innate. 22. Implicitly known before propofing, fignifies that the
Mind is capable of understanding them, or else fig
nifies nothing 23. The Argument of assenting on firt hearing, is upon a
false supposition of no precedent teaching. 24. Not innate, because not universally assented to. 25. These Maxims not the first known. 26. And so not innate. 27. Not innate, because they appear leait, where what is in.
nate shows itself cleareit. 28. Recapitulation.
No Innate Practical Principles. Sect. 1. No moral Principles so clear and so generally received,
as the forementioned speculative Maxims. 2. Faith and Justice not owned as Principles by all Men. 3: Obj. Though Men deny them in their Practice, yet
they admit them in their Thoughts, answered.
4. Moral Rules need a Proof, ergo not innate. 5. Instance in keeping Compacts. 6. Virtue generally approved, not because innate, but be.
cause profitable. 7. Mens actions convince us, that the Rule of Virtue is
not their Internal Principle. 8. Conscience no Proof of any innate moral Rule. 9. Instances of Enormities practised without Remorse. 10. Men have contrary practical Principles. 11-13. Whole Nations reject several moral Rules. 14. Those who maintain innate practical Principles, tell us
not what they are. 15-19. Lord Herbert's innate Principles cxamined. 20. Obj. Innate Principles may be corrupted, answered. 21. Contrary Principles in the World. 22-26. How Men commonly comé by their Principles 27. Principles must be examined.
Other Confiderations about innate Principles, both speculative
and practical. Sect. 1. Principles not innate, unless their Ideas be innate. 2, 3. Ideas, especially those belonging to Principles, not
born with children, 4, 5. Identity, an Idea not innate. 6. Whole and Part, not innate Ideas. 7. Idea of Worship, not innate. 8-11. Idea of God, not innate. 12. Suitable to God's goodness, that all men should have an
Idea of him, therefore naturally imprinted by him ;
answered. 13-16. Ideas of God various in different men. 17. If the Idea of God be not innate, no other can be supe
posed innate. 18. Idea of Substance, not innate. 19. No Propofitions can be innate, since no ideas are innate. 20. No Ideas are remembered till after they have. been in
troduced. 21. Principles not innate, because of little Use or little Cer. tainty.
12. If a Neeping Man thinks without knowing it, the secp-
ing and waking Man are two Persons.
15. Upon this Hypothesis, the thoughts of a sleeping Man
20-24. No Ideas but from Sensation or Reflection, evident,
if we observe children.
most of all paflive.
2, 3. The Mind can neither make nor destroy them.
Of fimple Ideas of Reflextion.
Other confiderations concerning simple Ideas.
2-4. Perception is only when the Mind receives the Im-