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Click on the phrases to see them in context. The original texts by Immanuel Kant and David Hume are available from the Gutenberg Projet.
. So that though a likeness may occasionally produce that passion by suggesting a more advantageous idea of ourselves, it is there the view fixes at last, and the passion finds its ultimate and final cause. We may certainly collect from phenomena a law, according to which this or that usually happens, but the element of necessity is not to be found in it. It is necessary to feel the sentiment and passion of pride in conformity to it, and to regulate our actions accordingly. I have seen Paris; but shall I affirm I can form such an idea of that city, as will perfectly represent all its streets and houses in their real and just proportions? In like manner, the approbation. which attends natural abilities, may be somewhat different to the feeling from that, which arises from the other virtues, without making them entirely of a different species. SECTION III. System of Transcendental Ideas.