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MENTAL PHILOSOPHY,

EMBRACING THE TWO DEPARTMENTS OF THE

INTELLECT AND THE SENSIBILITIES,

BY THOMAS C. UPHAM,

PROFESSOR OF MENTAL AND MORAL PHILOSOPHY IN BOWDOIN COLLEGE.

IN TWO VOLUMES.-VOL. II.

SECOND EDITION.

PORTLAND,

PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM HYDE,

FOR Z. HYDE.

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Entered, according to the Act of Congress, by Thomas C. UPHAM,

in the Clerk's office of the District court of Maine.

PREBB OF J. GRIFFIN, BRUNSWICK.

Of the distinction between beauti- Of fitness considered as an ele-

ful and other objects

19 ment of associated beauty 45

Grounds or occasions of emotions Of utility as an element of associ-

of beauty various
20 ated beauty

46

Illustrations of the foregoing state- Of proportion as an element of

ment
21 associated beauty

47

Of the objects in general which Relations of emotions of beauty to

excite emotions of beauty
22 the fine arts

48

All objects not equally fitted to Differences of original susceptibil-

cause these emotions

23 ity of this emotion

A susceptibility of emotions of Objection to the doctrine of origi-

beauty an ultimate principle of nal beauty

50

our mental constitution 24 Summary of views in regard to

Remarks on the beauty of forms. the beautiful

51

-the circle
25 of picturesque beauty

52

Original or intrinsic beauty.-the

circle

26 CHAP.IV.-EXOTIONS OF SUBLIMITY.

Of the beauty of straight and an-

gular forms

27 Connection between beauty and

Of square, pyramidal, and trian- sublimity

53

gular forms

28 The occasions of the emotions of

The variety of the sources of that sublimity various

54

beauty, which is founded on Great extent or expansion an oc-

forms, illustrated from the dif- casion of sublimity

55

ferent styles of architecture 29 Great height an element or occa-

Of the original or intrinsic beauty

sion of sublimity

56

of colors

30 Of depth in connection with the

Further illustrations of the origi- sublime

57

nal beauty of colors

31 Of colors in connection with the

Of sounds considered as a source sublime

58

of beauty

32 Of sounds as furnishing an occa-

Illustrations of the original beau-

sion of sublime emotions 59

ty of sounds

33 Of motion in connection with the

Further instances of the original sublime

beauty of sounds

34 Indications of power accompanied

The permanency of musical pow- by emotions of the sublime 61

er dependent on its being intrin- Of moral worth in connection

sic
35 with sublimity

62

Of motion as an element of beauty 36 Sublime objects have some ele-

Explanations of the beauty of mo- ments of beauty

63

tion from Kaimes
37 Emotions of grandeur

64

Of intellectual and moral objects Of the original or primary sublim-

as a source of the beautiful 38 ity of objects

65

Of a distinct sense or faculty of Considerations in proof of the ori-

beauty

39 ginal sublimity of objects 66

Influence of association on emo-

CHAP. III.-ASSOCIATED BEAUTY.

tions of sublimity

67

Further illustrations of sublimity

Associated beauty implies an an-

from association

68

tecedent or intrinsic beauty 40

Objects may become beautiful by

Chap. V.-NATURE OF INTELLECTU-
association merely

41

Further illustrations of associated

feelings

Definition of taste and some of its

Instances of national associations 43

characteristics

69

The sources of associated beauty

Distinguishable from mere quick-

coincident with those of human

ness of feeling or sensibility 70

happiness

44 Of the process involved in the for-

AL TASTE.

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mation of taste

71 Of the prevalence of desire in this

Instantaneousness of the decisions l_department of the mind 89

of taste

72 The nature of desires known from

Of the permanency of beauty 73

consciousness

90

Of the place of desires in relation

CHAP. VI.-EMOTIONS OF THE LUDI- to other mental states

91

Of an exception to the foregoing

staternent

92

General nature of emotions of the The desires characterized by com-
ludicrous

74 parative fixedness and perma-
Occasions of emotions of the ludi-

nency

93

crous

75 Desires always imply an object

Of Hobbes' account of the ludi- desired

94

crous

76 The fulfilment of desires attended

Of what is to be understood by wit 77 with enjoyment

95

Of wit as it consists in burlesque Of variations or degrees in the

or in debasing objects

78 strength of the desires 96

Of wit when employed in aggran- Tendency to excite movement an

dizing objects

79 attribute of desire

97

Of other methods of exciting emo- Classification of this part of the

tions of the ludicrous

80 sensibilities

98

Of the character and occasions of The principles, based upon desire,

humor

81 susceptible of a two-fold opera-

Of the practical utility of feelings tion.

99

of the ludicrous

CHAP, II.-INSTINCTS.

Chap. VII.-INSTANCES OF OTHER

Of the instincts of man as com-

pared with those of the inferior

Emotions of cheerfulness, joy,and

animals

100

gladness

Of the nature of the instincts of

83

Emotions of melancholy, sorrow,

brute animals

101

and grief

84

Instincts susceptible of slight mod-

ifications

102

Emotions of surprise,astonishment,

Instances of instincts in the hu-

and wonder

103

Emotions of dissatisfaction, dis-

man mind

Further instances of instincts in

pleasure, and disgust

104

Emotions of diffidence, modesty,

and shame

87

Of the final cause or use of in-

stincts

105

Emotions of regard, reverence,

and adoration

88

CHAP. III.-- APPETITES.

THE SENSIBILITIES. Of the general nature and char-

acteristics of the appetities 106

PART FIRST.

The appetites necessary to our

preservation, and not original-

107

NATURAL OR PATHEMATIC SEN-

ly of a selfish character

Of the prevalence and origin of

SIBILITIES.

appetites for intoxicating drugs 108

Of occasional desires for action

NATURAL OR PATHEMATIC SENTI-

109

Of the twofold operation and mo-

rality of the appetites

110

CLASS SECOND.

CHAP. IV.-PROPENSITIES.

THE DESIRES.

General remarks on the nature of

Chap. I.-NATURE OF DESIRES. the propensities

111

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and repose

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