Some late opinions concerning the foundation of morality examined. In a letter to a friend.

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  • Kames, Henry Home, Lord, 1696-1782.,
  • Hume, David, 1711-1776.

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A review of Lord Kames"s Essays on the principles of morality, and Hume"s Enquiry concerning the principles of morals.

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ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsBJ1005 .S67
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Paginationiv, 5-46 p.
Number of Pages46
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LC Control Number16023748

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