By J. S Mill
INTRODUCTION.§ 1. Thkre is as nice variety between authors within the modes which they've got followed of defining common sense, :is of their remedy of the main points of it, this can be important could obviously be anticipated on any topic on which writers have availed themselves of an identical language as a way of supplying various principles. Ethics and jurisprudence are susceptible to the comment in universal with good judgment. virtually each author having taken a differeut view oi sonic of the details which those brandies of data tend to be understood to incorporate; each one has so framed his definition as to point previously his personal odd tenets, and occasionally to beg the query of their favor.This variety isn't really rather a lot an evil to be complained of, as an inevitable and in a point a formal results of the imperfect nation of these sciences. it isn't to be anticipated that there may be contract concerning the definition of any tiling, till there's contract concerning the factor itself, To outline, is to choose froTable of Contents C zero NT; ENTS,; creation; PaOE; H A definition, at tbe graduation of a sub-; ject has to be provisional IT; 2 Is good judgment the artwork upload scieace ofreasoulus? 17 S Or tbe paintings and fideccc of Che pursaic of truth?, 18; four I'fEK II 0/Xavien; il Is'nmus are names of items, now not of oorideas 29 2 phrases which arc now not names, yet components of; unmcs 30; eight Genera
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The extant materials, however, fall into three fairly distinct parts. Two of these, constituting the first 100 folios, are made up of treatises similar to those in MS 27. The third part consists of jottings or memoranda on motion that are obviously related to the De motu materials contained in MS 71, and whose discussion, on that account, is best postponed to our consideration ofthat manuscript. The two parts or sets of treatises that take up the first hundred folios of MS 46 pertain to portions of a course in natural philosophy that deal with Aristotle's De caelo and De generatione respectively.
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