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" Were there a species of creatures intermingled with men, which, though rational, were possessed of such inferior strength, both of body and mind, that they were incapable of all resistance, and could never, upon the highest provocation, make us feel the... "
Letters to and from the Government of Madras: Relative to the Disturbances ... - Page 170
by Francis Carnac Brown - 1838 - 206 pages
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An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals

David Hume - Ethics - 1751 - 253 pages
...diffliccnt, aut nulla funt f KM ds minetur necejfe eft f HtttviJe/it omnes, ProSext. 1. 42. '* inferior inferior Strength, both of Body and Mind, that they were incapable of all Refiftance, and could never, upon the higheft Provocation, make us feel the-Effechwof their Refentment...
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The Expediency Maintained of Continuing the System by which the Trade and ...

Robert Grant - Electronic book - 1813 - 404 pages
...servile diligence. A celebrated philosopher has amused himself with the imagination, that there were " a species " of creatures intermingled with men, which,...provocation, make us feel the " effects of their resentment." With respect to this feigned race of bejngs, he makes, among others, the following observation; " Our...
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Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects ...

David Hume - 1825
...we be convinced, that the origin here assigned for the virtue of justice is real and satisfactory. Were there a species of creatures intermingled with...necessary consequence, I think, is, that we should bebound, by the laws of humanity, to give gentle usage to these crea•' See NOTI ! S. | tures, but...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - English essays - 1825
...we be convinced, that the origin here assigned for the virtue of justice is real and satisfactory. Were there a species of creatures intermingled with...that they were incapable of all resistance, and could sever, upon the highest provocation, make us feel the effects of their resentment ; the necessary consequence,...
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An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions ...

David Hume - English essays - 1825
...we be convinced, that the origin here assigned for the virtue of justice is real and satisfactory. Were there a species of creatures intermingled with...possessed of such inferior strength, both of body and mine!, that they were incapable of all resistance, and could never, upon the highest provocation, make...
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The Philosophical Works of David Hume ...: An inquiry concerning the human ...

David Hume - Philosophy - 1826
...we be convinced, that the origin here assigned for the virtue of justice is real and satisfactory. Were there a species of creatures intermingled with...the highest provocation, make us feel the effects of ignorat, ita naturam rerum tulisse, ut quodam tcmpore homines, nondum neque naturali, neque civili...
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Ethics and Mental Retardation

L.M. Kopelman, J.C. Moskop - Medical - 1984 - 258 pages
...have thought so. One such was David Hume, who two hundred and fifty years ago wrote the following: Were there a species of creatures intermingled with...were incapable of all resistance, and could never, under the highest provocation, make us feel the effects of their resentment; the necessary consequence,...
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International Ethics

Lawrence A. Alexander, Larry Alexander - Philosophy - 1985 - 314 pages
...explanation in his remarks on the morality of nations. But the idea has not escaped him altogether: Were there a species of creatures intermingled with...were incapable of all resistance, and could never . . . make us feel the effects of their resentments; the necessary consequence ... is that we should...
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The Underclass Question

Bill E. Lawson
...properly speaking, lie under any restraint of justice" with regard to a "species of creatures . . . which, though rational, were possessed of such inferior...provocation, make us feel the effects of their resentment." 19 I also endorse the view of its integrationist wing that acquiring skills and having good, productive...
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Darwinian Natural Right: The Biological Ethics of Human Nature

Larry Arnhart - Science - 1998 - 332 pages
...justice conforms to human nature also allows Hume to explain how slavery contradicts human nature. Were there a species of creatures intermingled with...necessary consequence, I think, is that we should be found by the laws of humanity to give gentle usage to these creatures, but should not, properly speaking,...
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