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THE ONLINE LIBRARY OF

LIBERTY

© 2004 Liberty Fund, Inc.

CLASSICS IN THE HISTORY OF LIBERTY

ADAM SMITH, THE GLASGOW EDITION OF THE WORKS AND

CORRESPONDENCE OF ADAM SMITH (1981-1987)

VOL. III: ESSAYS ON PHILOSOPHICAL SUBJECTS

Updated: April 7, 2004

Return to the Introduction to Adam Smith and the detailed Table of Contents.

EDITION USED

Essays on Philosophical Subjects, ed. W. P. D. Wightman and J. C. Bryce, vol. III of The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1982). This volume can be purchased from Liberty Fund's online catalog.

The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith and the associated volumes are published in hardcover by Oxford University Press. The six titles of the Glasgow Edition, but not the associated volumes, are being published in softcover by Liberty Fund. The online edition is published by Liberty Fund under license from Oxford University Press.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

z PREFACE

z KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS AND REFERENCES

z GENERAL INTRODUCTION

{ ENDNOTES

z THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY, THE HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT PHYSICS, THE

HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT LOGICS AND METAPHYSICS

z INTRODUCTION

{ THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY

{ THE HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT PHYSICS AND THE HISTORY OF THE

ANCIENT LOGICS AND METAPHYSICS

{ ENDNOTES

z BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

{ NOTE ON THE TEXT

z THE PRINCIPLES WHICH LEAD AND DIRECT PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRIES;

ILLUSTRATED BY THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY

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{ ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITORS

ENDNOTE

{ THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY

ENDNOTES

SECTION I OF THE EFFECT OF UNEXPECTEDNESS, OR OF

SURPRISE

ENDNOTES

SECTION II OF WONDER, OR OF THE EFFECTS OF

NOVELTY

ENDNOTES

SECTION III OF THE ORIGIN OF PHILOSOPHY

ENDNOTES

SECTION IV THE HISTORY OF ASTRONOMY

ENDNOTES

z THE PRINCIPLES WHICH LEAD AND DIRECT PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRIES; ILLUSTRATED BY THE

HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT PHYSICS

{ ENDNOTES

z THE PRINCIPLES WHICH LEAD AND DIRECT PHILOSOPHICAL ENQUIRIES; ILLUSTRATED BY THE

HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT LOGICS AND METAPHYSICS

{ ENDNOTES

NOTES TO THE NOTES

z OF THE EXTERNAL SENSES

{ INTRODUCTION

{ OF THE EXTERNAL SENSES

OF THE SENSE OF TOUCHING

OF THE SENSE OF TASTING

OF THE SENSE OF SMELLING

OF THE SENSE OF HEARING

OF THE SENSE OF SEEING

{ ENDNOTES

z OF THE NATURE OF THAT IMITATION WHICH TAKES PLACE IN WHAT ARE CALLED THE

IMITATIVE ARTS/OF THE AFFINITY BETWEEN MUSIC, DANCING, AND POETRY

{ INTRODUCTION

{ OF THE NATURE OF THAT IMITATION WHICH TAKES PLACE IN WHAT ARE CALLED THE

IMITATIVE ARTS PART I

{ PART II

{ PART III

{ OF THE AFFINITY BETWEEN MUSIC, DANCING, AND POETRY

{ ENDNOTES

z OF THE AFFINITY BETWEEN CERTAIN ENGLISH AND ITALIAN VERSES

{ INTRODUCTION

{ ENDNOTES

z OF THE AFFINITY BETWEEN CERTAIN ENGLISH AND ITALIAN VERSES

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{ ENDNOTES

z CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OF 1755–56 REVIEW OF JOHNSON’S

DICTIONARY A LETTER TO THE AUTHORS OF THE EDINBURGH REVIEW

{ INTRODUCTION

{ REVIEW OF JOHNSON’S DICTIONARY

BUT CONJUNCT. [BUZE, BUZAN, SAXON.]

HUMOUR. N. S. [HUMEUR, FRENCH; HUMOR, LATIN.]

{ LETTER TO THE EDINBURGH REVIEW

A LETTER TO THE AUTHORS OF THE EDINBURGH REVIEW.

{ APPENDIX: PASSAGES QUOTED FROM ROUSSEAU

{ ENDNOTES

z PREFACE AND DEDICATION TO WILLIAM HAMILTON’S POEMS ON SEVERAL

OCCASIONS

{ INTRODUCTION

{ PREFACE TO WILLIAM HAMILTON’S POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS

(1748)

{ DEDICATION TO WILLIAM HAMILTON’S POEMS ON SEVERAL OCCASIONS

(1758)

{ ENDNOTES

z DUGALD STEWART: ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF ADAM SMITH, LL.D.

{ INTRODUCTION

z ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF ADAM SMITH, LL.D.

FROM THE TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH [READ BY MR

STEWART, JANUARY 21, AND MARCH 18, 1793]

{ SECTION I FROM MR SMITH’S BIRTH TILL THE PUBLICATION OF THE

THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS

{ SECTION II OF THE THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS, AND THE

DISSERTATION ON THE ORIGIN OF LANGUAGES

{ SECTION III FROM THE PUBLICATION OF THE THEORY OF MORAL

SENTIMENTS, TILL THAT OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS

{ SECTION IV OF THE INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE

WEALTH OF NATIONS

{ SECTION V CONCLUSION OF THE NARRATIVE

{ NOTES TO THE LIFE OF ADAM SMITH, LL.D.

NOTE (A.), P. 270

NOTE (B.), P. 271

NOTE (C.), P. 290

NOTE (D.), P. 292

NOTE (E.), P. 302

NOTE (F.), P. 303

NOTE (G.), P. 309

NOTE (H.), P. 320

NOTE (I.), P. 321

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NOTE (J.), P. 323

NOTE (K.), P. 326

{ ENDNOTES

NOTES TO THE NOTES