Excerpt from "The Elements of Moral Philosophy, in Three Books [from The Preceptor]"

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Title

Excerpt from "The Elements of Moral Philosophy, in Three Books [from The Preceptor]"

Subject

Philosophy

Description

Fordyce’s Elements of Moral Philosophy was a notable contribution to the curriculum in moral philosophy and was one of the most widely circulated texts in moral philosophy in the second half of the eighteenth century.

Creator

David Fordyce

Source

David Fordyce, The Elements of Moral Philosophy, in Three Books with a Brief Account of the Nature, Progress, and Origin of Philosophy, ed. Thomas Kennedy (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2003). 2/2/2020. <https://oll.libertyfund.org/titles/886>

Date

1748, 1754

Contributor

Savannah Voravong

Rights

Liberty Fund, Inc.

Relation

A Treatise of Human Nature

Format

Textbook

Language

English

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Text

"A very slight Inspection into human Nature suggests to us, that no kind of Objects make so powerful an Impression on us as those which are immediately impressed on our Senses, or strongly painted on our Imaginations."

Original Format

Textbook

Citation

David Fordyce, “Excerpt from "The Elements of Moral Philosophy, in Three Books [from The Preceptor]",” Enlightenmens, accessed May 13, 2021, https://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/313.

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