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nowing it, the sleeping and waking man are two persons. <M|.. Impossible to convince those tli^t sleep without dreaming that they think. That men dream without remembering it, in vain urged.

jects of sensation 15. Upon this hypothesis, the

one source ofideas. thoughts of a sleeping man

The operations of our ought to be most rational.

minds*rfhe other source 16. On £iis hypothesis the

of theuiV som- must have ideas not

All our Tdeas are of the '*> dWIved from sensation 6r one A the other of thesA' reflection, of which there

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19. Thataman should bebusy in thinking, and yet not retain it the next moment, very improbable. &3. No ideas but from sensaT *tion, or reflection, evident, if we observe children.



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17. Time is duration set out
by measures.

18. A good measure of time
must divide its whole'
duration into equal pe-


1Q. The revolutions of the sun

and moon, the properest

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ut not by their motion,

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1. Infinity in jts original intentions attributed to space, duration, and number.

2. The idea of finite easily got.

3. How we come by the idea of infinity.

4. Our idea of space boundless.

5. And so of duration.

6. W^hy other ideas are not capable of infinity. .

7. Difference between infijjiL!*nity of space and space infinite.

8. We have no idea of infinite space.

9. Number affords us the clearest idea of infinity. 10, 11 • Our different conception of the infinity of number, duration, and expansion.

_ 12. Infinite divisibility. 13', 14. No positive idea of infinity.

15—19. What is positive, what negative, in our idea of infinite. 16, 17. We have no positive idea of infinite duration. 18. No positive idea of infinite space.

20. Some think they have a positive idea of eternity, and not of infinite space.

21. Supposed positive idea of infinity, cause of mistakes.

22. All these ideas from sensation and reflection.



Of other simple modes.

SECT. 1, 2. Modes of motion. 3. Modes of sounds. 4j|.Modes of colours. ;.v 5?*Modes of tastes and smells.

6. Some simple modes have no names.

7. Why some modes have, and others have not

Of the modes of thinking.

, 2. Sensation, remembrance, contemplation, &c.

3. The various attention of the mind in thinking.

4. Hence it is probable that thinking is the action, not essence of the soul.

CHAP. XX. Of modes of pleasure and pain.


1. Pleasure and pain simple ideas.

2. Good and evil, what.

3. Our passions moved by good and evil.

4. Love.

5. Hatred.

6. Desire. 7. Joy.

8. Sorrow.

9. Hope.

10. Fear.

11. Despair.

12. Anger.

13. Envy.

14. What passions all men have.

15, 16. Pleasure and pain, what 17. Shame.

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