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" Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them. "
History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century - Página 88
por Leslie Stephen - 1876
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George Grant: A Guide to His Thought

Hugh Donald Forbes - 2007 - 301 páginas
...of reason as an instrument of our desires? (David Hume put the point provocatively when he said that reason 'is and ought only to be the slave of the passions,...pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.'8) Is there no real knowledge apart from the observations and calculations that show us how to...
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Finding Lost - Season Three: The Unofficial Guide

Nikki Stafford - 2010 - 200 páginas
...rocks at the bottom, we don't do it. As he wrote in his Political Discourses, "Reason is and ought to be the slave of the passions and can never pretend...to any other office than to serve and obey them." Emotions and sensory perceptions should always come before reason, according to Hume. Hume came under...
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Democratic Education Stretched Thin

...passions to which, ultimately, reason is instrumental and hence subordinate. Thus Hume's famous line that "Reason is and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any office than to serve and obey them." 5 Reason may generate well-formed and universally applicable propositions...
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The Realist Tradition and Contemporary International Relations

W. David Clinton - 2007 - 272 páginas
...which is an "inactive principle." In his most famous formulation, "reason is and ought only to be a slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them." 6 Thus, Hume rejects abstract, universal, a priori principles; sense data are the starting point for...
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Fearing Others: The Nature and Treatment of Social Phobia

Ariel Stravynski - 2007
...of Human Nature (1739/1961), Hume famously asserted that "Reason is and ought only to be the servant of the passions and can never pretend to any other office than to serve them" (Kemp Smith, 1941, p. 144). In this view, reasoning is limited to propositions that represent...
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Philosophers without Gods: Meditations on Atheism and the Secular Life

Louise M. Antony - 2007 - 336 páginas
...cognitive, and, with Hume's Treatise of Human Nature, that morality is not primarily a rational matter ("reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions," 2.3.3.4) is not to deny reason an important (albeit secondary) role in moral deliberation. Abraham...
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The Constitution of Literature: Literacy, Democracy, and Early English ...

Lee Morrissey - 2008 - 242 páginas
...irrational into his work. In an oft-cited passage from his A Treatise of Human Nature Hume claims, "Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions" (2. 3. 462.). As we will see in Chapter 5, Hume thus commits reason to the passions, as an extension...
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The Sociology of Radical Commitment: Kurt H. Wolff's Existential Turn

Kurt H. Wolff - 2007 - 228 páginas
...press around Derrida might indicate. 13. See his essay, "1 feel I am," (2002: 97-107). 14. Eg, Hume's "Reason is and ought only to be the slave of the passions." 15. Macmurray was profoundly influenced by Kierkegaard, but his acquaintance with twentieth-century...
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Desiring Donne: Poetry, Sexuality, Interpretation

Ben Saunders - 2006 - 248 páginas
...to justify its continued existence in a world where most people read "literature" less and less. IV Reason is and ought only to be the slave of the passions. — DAVID HUME, A TREATISE OF HUMAN NATURE Some final possible objections must be proleptically addressed...
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The Nature of Dignity

Ronald Bontekoe - 2008 - 315 páginas
...reason could never replace the emotions. For, as he memorably put it in his Treatise of Human Nature, "Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the...pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them."46 What he meant by this is that without the passions — without desires, inclinations, emotions...
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