Essays on the Active Powers of Man (Classic Reprint)

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Man is capable 'of aéting from motives of a higher nature. He perceives a dignity and worth in one courfe of conduct, a de merit and turpitude in another, which brutes have not the capa city to difcern.

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This study of active power, the will, principles of action, the liberty of moral agents, and morals first appeared in 1788. A key work of the Scottish Enlightenment and a foundational text of 'common sense' philosophy, it contains Reid's fullest exploration of sensus communis as the basis of philosophical inquiry.

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Thomas Reid (1710 1796) was a Scottish philosopher. The founder of the Scottish School of Common Sense, he played an integral role in the Scottish Enlightenment.

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