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ELEMENT S

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MORAL SCIENCE.

BY JAMES BEATTIE, LL. D.

PROFESSOR OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY AND LOGICK IN
MARISCHAL COLLEGE, ABERDEEN.

THE FIRST VOLUME.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR T. CADELL, LONDON; and
WILLIAM CREECH, EDINBURGH.

MDCCXC.

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1403

·B53

E 5 1790

ADVERTISEMENT.

HESE Volumes contain an Abridge

TH and for the most part a very

ment,

brief one, of a series of Difcourfes, delivered in Marischal College, on Moral Philofophy and Logic.

It has long been the author's practice, with a view to affift the memory of his hearers, to make them write Notes of each difcourfe. But as that was neceffarily done in haste, inaccuracy was unavoidable: and many of them have expreffed their wishes that he would put it in their power to procure correct copies of the whole Summary, a little enlarged in the doctrinal parts, and with the addition of a few illuftrative examples. This is one of his motives to the prefent Publication; which fome are pleafed to think has been too long delayed: and which is become the more excufable, as hundreds of manuscript copies of the Notes, many of them incomplete as well as incorrect,

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