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5. Not on the mind natus

raily imprinted, because
not known to children,

idiots, &c.
6,7. That men know them

when they come to the

use of reason, answered.

- 8. If reason discovered them,

that would not prove them

innate.

9-11. It is false, that reason disa

covers them.

12. The coming to the use

of reason, not the time

we come to know these

maxims

13. By this, they are not dis.

tinguished from other

knowable truths.

14. If coming to the use of

reason were the time of

their discovery, it would

not prove them innate,

15, 16. The steps by which the

mind attains several truths,
17. Assenting as soon as pro-

posed and understood,

proves them not innate.
18. If such an assent 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. Sach less general propofi.

CHA P. II.

No innate principles in the mind,

and particularly no innate spe.

culative principles.
SECT.
1. The way shown how we come

by any knowledge, sufficient

to prove it not innate.
2. General assent, the great ar.

gument.
3. Universal consent proves no.

thing innate.
-4. What is, is; and, it is im-

possible for the same thing
to be, and not to be; not
universally assented to.

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tions known before these

not their internal prin.

universal maxims.

ciple.

20. One and one equal to 8. Conscience no proof of

two, &c. not general, nor

any innate moral rule.

useful, answered. ·

9. Instances of enormities

11. These maxims not being

practised without re.

known sometimes till pro-

morse.

posed, proves them not in-

10. Men have contrary prac.

nate.

tical principles.

22. Implicitly known before 11-13. Whole nations reject se.
proposing, signifies, that

veral moral rules.

the mind is capable of 4. Those who maintain in.

understanding them, or

nate practical principles,

else signiffes nothing.

tell us not what they are.
?3. The argument of assenting 15.-19. Lord Herbert's innate
on first hearing, is upon a

principles examined.
false supposition of no pre. 20. Obj. "Innate principles
cedent teaching.

may be corrupted, an.
24. Not innate, because not

swered.

universally assented to.

21. Contrary principles in

25. These maxims not the first

the world.

known.

22-26. How men commonly

26. And so not innate.

come by their principles.

27. Not innate, because they 27. Principles must be exa.

appear least, where what

mined.

is innate, shows itself

clearest.

28. Recapitulation.

CHA P. IV.

. Other considerations about innate

CH A P. II.

principles, both speculative and

No innate practical principles.

practical.

SECT.

SECT.

1. No moral principles so 1. Principles not innate, un.

clear and so generally re-

less their ideas be innate.

ceived as the fore-menti. : 2, 3. Ideas, especially those be-

oned speculative maxims.

longing to principles, not

2. Faith and justice not own.

born with children. .

ed as principles by all 4,5. Identity, an idea not in.

men.

nate.

3. Obj. Though men deny 6. Whole and part, not in.

them in their practice, yet

nate ideas.

they admit them in their 7. Idea of worship not in.

thoughts, answered.

nate.

4. Moral rules need a proof, 8-11. Idea of God, not innate,

ergo, not innate.

12. Suitable to God's good-

. 5. Instance in keeping com.

ness, that all men should

pacts.

have an idea of him,

6. Virtue generally approved,

therefore naturaily im-

not because innate, but be. printed by him ; an.

cause profitable.

swered.

7. Men's actions convince us, 13-16. Ideas of God, various in

that the rule of virtue is

different men.

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13. If the idea of God be 21. Principles not innate, be.

not innate, no other can

cause of little use or lit.

be supposed innate.

tle certainty.

18. Idca of substance not in.

Difference of men's dis.

nate.

coveries depends upon the

19. No propositions can be

different applications of

invate, since no ideas are

their faculties.

innáte.

23. Men must think and know

20. Noideas are remembered,

for chemselves.

till after they have been 24. Whence the opinion of

introduced

innate principles.

25. Conclusion.

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21. Principles not innate, be.

cause of little use or lit.

tle certainty.
22. Difference of men's disa

coveries depends upon the
different applications of

their faculties.
23. Men must think and know

for themselves.

24. Whence the opinion of

innate principles.

25. Conclusion

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The CONTENT Š.

24. The original of all our CHA P. vu.

knowledge.

25. In the reception of simple Of simple-ideas, both of sensation

ideas the understanding is

and reflection.

most of all passive.

SECT.

1-6. Pleasure and pain.

CHAP. II.

7. Existence and unity.

Of simple ideas.

8. Power.

SECT.

9. Succession.

1. Uncompounded appear. 10. Simple ideas, the mate.

ances,

rials of all our know.

2,3. The mind can neither

ledge.

make nor destroy them.

CHA P. VIII.

CHA P. III. Other considerations concerning

Of ideas of one sense.

simple ideas.

1. As colours, of seeing ;

SECT

sounds, of hearing.

1-6. Positive ideas from priva.

2. Few simple ideas have

tive causes.

7, 8. Ideas in the mind, quali.

names.

ties in bodies.

9, 10. Primary and secondary

CHAP. IV.

qualities.

Of solidity.

11, 12. How primary qualities

SECT.

produce their ideas.

1, We receive this idea from "3, 14. How secondary.

touch.

15–23. Ideas of primary quali.

2. Solidity fills space.

ties, are resemblances; of

3. Distinct from space,

secondary, not,

4. From hardness.

24, 25. Reason of our mistake in

this. .

5. On solidity depend im.

pulse, resistance, and pro. 26. Secondary qualities two.
trusion.

fold; first, immediately
perceivable; secondly,

mediately perceivable.

CHA P. v.

Of simple ideas by more than one

сHAP. IX.

sense.

Of perception.

SECT.

C H A P. VI.

1. It is the first simple idea

Of simple ideas of reflection.

of reflection.

2-4. Perception is only when

the mind receives the im.

1. Simple ideas are the opera

pression.

tions of the mind about 6. Children, tho' they have

its other ideas.

2. The idea of perception,

ideas in the womb, have

none innate.

and idea of willing, we

7. Which ideas first, is not

have from reflection,

evident.

8-10. Ideas

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dent proposition, it needs

proof,

19. That a man should be best

in thinking, and yet not
retain it the next mo

ment, very improbable
20-23. No ideas but froin sensa.

tion, or reflection, eri
dent, if we observe chil

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8-10. Ideas of sensation often CHA P. XII.

changed by the judgment. Of complex ideas.

11-14. Perception puts the diffe.

SECT.

rence between acimals

1. Made by the mind out

and inferior beings.

of simple ones.

. Perception the inlet of

2. Made voluntarily.

knowledge.

3. Are either modes, sub,

stances, or relations ST.

CH A P. X.

4. Modes.

Of retention.

3. Simple and mixed modes.
SEė T.

6. Substances single or cof.

lective.

1. Contemplation.

7. Relation.

- 2. Memory.

8. The abstrusest ideas from

31. Attention, repetition,

the two sources ,

pleasure and pain, fix

ideas.

4, 5. Ideas fade in the memory. CHA P. XIII.

6. Constantly repeated ideas Of space and its simple modes,

can scarce be lost.

SECT..

7. In remembering, the 1. Simple modes.

mind is often active..

2. Idea of space.

12.

8, 9. Two defects in the me.

3. Space and extension,

mory, oblivion and slow. 4. Immensity, i

ness.

5,6. Figure. .

io. Brutes have memory. 7-10. Place.

- 11--14. Extension and body not

Ć H A P. XI.

the same.

Of discerning, &c.

156. The definition of exten,

sion, or of space, docs
SECT. :

not explain it.

1. No knowledges without 16. Division of beings into

it.

bodies and spirits proves

2. The difference of wit

not body and space the

and judgment.

same. '

3. Clearness alune hinders 17, 18. Substance, which we 225

confusion.

know not, no proof against i De

4. Comparing.

. space without body. . . Bas

5. Brures comparé but im. 19, 20. Substance and accidents bur

perfectly. ...

of little use in philo.

6. Compounding.

sophy.'

7. Brutes compound but 21. A vacuum beyond the uta

little.

mose bounds of body.

22. The power of annihilation 2.1

9. Abstraction.

proves a vacuum.

10, 11. Brutes abstract not.

23 Motion proves a vacuum,
13. Idiots and mad men.

24. The ideas of space and

14. Method.

body distinct.

15. These are the beginnings 25, 26. Extension being insepara.
of human knowledge.

ble from body, proves it

16. Appeal to experience,

not the same,

17. Dark roon.

27. Ideas para

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