MS 2131 - Thomas Reid, Professor of Moral Philosophy papers (The Birkwood Collection)
1 - Manuscripts and notebooks
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3 - Manuscripts (notes on reading and letters)
4 - Manuscripts (lecture notes)
5 - Manuscripts (mathematics)
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1 - 'Of Imagination.'
2 - 'Another mistake very common with Philosophers upon this subject is to represent simple Apprehension not only as the first operation...'
3 - 'Aristotle distinguishes Memory from Reminiscence...'
4 - 'Of Conception, or simple Apprehension.'
5 - 'Of Judging.'
6 - 'Theories concerning Judgement.'
7 - 'Sentiments of Philosophers concerning Judgement.'
8 - 'Of the Nature of that Intellectual Analysis...'; 'Of Composition.'
9 - 'The Theory of Ideas has been applied to the Conception of Objects as well as to Perception and Memory.'
10 - 'Things obvious and certain with regard to Memory.'
11 - 'Of Mr Lockes Doctrine concerning Personal Identity'; ‘Theories concerning Memory.'
12 - 'Of Mr Lockes Account of the origin of our Ideas in general and of his Account of the Idea of Duration in particular.'
13 - 'Of all the Analogies between the Operation of Body and those of Mind there is none so strong...as that which there is between painting...and the power of conceiving Objects in the Mind...'
14 - 'Of Identity.'
15 - 'Of all the Operations of our Minds, the Perception of external Objects is the most frequent and familiar...'
16 - 'Ch. 20. Of the Evidence of Sense and of Belief in general.'
17 - 'Of the Evidence Of Sense, and of Belief in General. Ch. 20'
18 - 'Chap. 21. Of the Improvement of the Senses.'
19 - 'Of prejudices, the Causes of wrong Judgement.'
20 - 'Of all the vulgar prejudices which philosophy contradicts...'
20a - 'To proceed everyone knows that there are Mathematical Axioms or first Principles on which all Reasoning...'
21 - 'It seems to be a matter of some Difficulty to explain how we come by the Idea of Tangible Distance or Extension.'
22 - 'Of Fallacies of the Senses.'
23 - 'Of the Use and Necessity of General Words in Language.'
24 - 'The account I have given of primary and secondary qualities is built upon no hypotheses...’
24a - 'After primary and secondary qualities had been distinguished by DesCartes...’
24b - 'The same phenomenon may lead the philosophers to distinguish in all cases sensation from perception.'
25 - 'After having said so much upon this Subject I wish I could lay before the Reader any distinct account of the operations of Philosophers concerning the Nature of Ideas.'
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VII - Volume entitled 'Reid's Essays', transcribed from original notes
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