Unformatted text preview: new prospect, ought so far to be esteemed a benefactor to mankind” (5). “this mental geography, or delineation of the distinct parts and powers of the mind” (7). “Happy, if we can unite the boundaries of the different species of philosophy, by reconciling profound enquiry with clearness, and truth with novelty! And still more happy, if, reasoning in this easy manner, we can undermine the foundations of an abstruse philosophy, which seems to have hitherto served only as a shelter to superstition, and a cover to absurdity and error!” (9)...
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- Reason, Hume Moral Philosophy