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Thought, ibid. This Repugnancy (these Prejudi-
ces remov’d) apparent, p. 25. Mr. L's Refuge to
Omnipotence consider'd again, the Absurdity of it
Shewn, ibid. The mischievous consequence of it
made appear, p. 26. In leading to Scepticism, p.
27. Or leaving nothing certain but this, that God
may have deceiv'd us, p. 28.
SECT. VI. Of Cogitation, as in Man, requi-
ring an Immaterial Substance, p. 29. This prov’d
from our Sensations, without infisiing on the pure
Inielle&t or Imagination, p. 39. That our Idea of
Thought is a real Idea, and as well known as in-
tuitive Knowledge can make it, in Opposition to
Mr. L. p. 31. and as perfe&tly known to us as our
Idea of Extension, p. 32. The Instances of Heat
and Pain compar'd, ibid. This not solvable mecha-
nically, p. 33. But very accountable upon the sup-
position of an Immaterial Substance, ibid.
SECT. VII. Of Physically extended Sub-
stance, as in its Nature utterly incapable of
Thought, p. 34. Matter indifferent to Motion
or Rejt, p. 35. This discovers the Passive Nature
of it, even to Demonstration, p. 36. Axioms of
i wo sorts distinguishod, ibid. and apply'd to this
Argument, p. 37. Matter incapable of Spontane.
ous Motion, p. 38. Matter incapable of Thought
by its Divisibility, p. 39. Atoms, properly Speak-
ing, impossible, ibid. The Nature of Body exa-
min'd according to the Doctrine of 'Atoms, or mi-
nima Phyfica, p. 40. And prov'd incapable of
Thought, ibid. Whether as lodg’d in one, or more
of them, p. 41. Corporealists that hold no such
minima Phyfica, yet chargeable with the same Ab-
furdities, P: 44.
SECT. VIII. That Cogitation cannot be su-
peradded to Matter, p. 45. This can be done but
three Ways, either ist, hy Motion, 2dly, by Ge-
neration, 3dly, by Omnipotence, p. 46. Iff, Not
by Motion, from the Eiffelts produc'd in a Body
mov’d, p. 47: Which are all reducible to this one,
Change of Place, p.48. Impossible for a Body to think
because in one place, and not in another, p. 49.
2dly, Not by Generation, ibid. Real Qualities
absurd, p. 50. All resulting froń Motion, ibid.
Difference of their Idea from that of Motion ac-
counted for, p. 51. Relative Qualities can neither
produce, nor continue Thought, p. 52. 3dly, The
last Obje&tion taken from Omnipotence propos’d,
ibid. This no cover for an Atheist, yet an Appata-
tus to Atheism; as making a Corporeal Deity porn
fible, and disabling Mr. L's own Arguments to the
contrary, p. 53. Thought cannot be one of the,
to us unknown Properties, which Omnipotence has
bestow'd on Matter as such, p. 57. Another Sense
of the Obje&tion propos’d, that ihere may be some,
to us unknown, Capacity of Thought in Matter, so
that Omnipotence may conferr it on some Corpore-
al Systems, p. 58. The Objetlion refolv'd' into
three Particulars, ibid. In what Sense it is af-
serted that Omnipotence cannot create Cogitative
Matter, p. 59. The ist. Ground of the
that a Capacity of Thought may be one of the many,
to us unknown Properties of Matter proposod, p.
60. In answer, consider'd upon what Accounts we
can at any time exclude a Property from belonging
to a Substance, p. 61. Sewn to take place bere, p.
62. The 2d. Ground of the Objection that this Ca-
pacity may be in Matter, tho' it is not included in
our Idea of it, answer'd, p. 63. Mr. L's unfair
representation of our Argument, p. 65. Mutual
Gravitation of Bodies no parallel Case, p. 66. The
last Ground of the Objection, that tho' we suppose it
impossible to conceive Matter thinking, yet Omnipo-
tence can ačí beyond our Conception of things, an-
Swerd, p. 67. Mr. L's chief Argument upon this
Head propos’d, p. 69. Answer'd in four Particu-
lars, p. 70, &c.
SECT. IX. That it is not God, the supreme
Spirit, that thinks in Human Nature, p. 74.
Prov'd ift, Because the Faculty of Thought is finire,
p. 76. 2dly, Because our Thoughts are Morally
peccable, p. 77.
SECT. X. How far the preceding Proof gives
the Soul of Min a Nature and Efence, distinct
from Matier, p. 80. Our Senses misapply'd when
by them only we judge of the Nature of ihings with.
out us, ibid. In what Instances their Testimony is
to be rely'd upon. p. 81. The conlufion for an Im-
material Substance in Human Nature, as valid as
that for a Material, p. 82. Immaterial a negative
Term, but the idea of a real and positive Nature,
SECT. XI. Of the Union of Soul and Body,
p. 83. This unaccountable in the Modus of it,
ibid. We therefore know no immediate Cause of it,
besides the Creator, p. 84. Whether this is recur-
ring to Omnipotence as our Adversaries do, ibid.
In order to determin that, an explication propos’d,
iít, That we do not mean by this Union, any Con-
fusion of the Substances, ibid. Nor 2dly, Suchan
Union as indissoluble, ibid. 3dly, The dissolution
effected by natural Causes, p. 85. 4thly, Reci-
procal Action and Passion, an Instance or Effcat of
ibis Union, ibid. 5thly, The vital Congruiry, ibid.
All beyond this unintelligible, p. 86. No contra-
di&tion in any particular of what we have explain'd,
ibid. Nor in what is inexplicable, p. 90. Atheifts
-Obje&t. No Union but by Contact, proposod, ibid.
The Union even of Bodies not effected by contact,
demonstrated, p. 91. Nor hy Rett superadded, p.
97, and 98. Nor by the Pressure of the Atmo-
1phere, p. 98, and 99. This fully answers the Ob-
jeft. p. 100. As also, that Material cannot act upon
SECT. XII. Of the Immortal Nature of the
Soul, as a consequence of its Immaterial and Sub-
stantial Nature, p. 102. What to be understood
by it's Immortality in this Place, ibid. Does not
undergo Annihilation, p. 103. Subsists in its indi-
vidual Nature, ibid. Retains the faculty of Thought,
and Consciousness, p. 104.
S.EĆ T. XIII. That the Immaterial and Suh.
ftantial Nature of the Soul, is the best Foundation
for the Moral, and Christian Immortality of it;
together with a short Account of the Consistency of
these Doctrines, with Reason and each other, p.
106. The Moral Immortality grounded upon an Im-
material Substance, p. 107. Which is most agreea-
ble to the Christian Immortality. p. 108. Those
Erroneous that hold i he Materiality and Immorta-
lity of the Soul. p. 109. A short proof of the Mo-
ral Immortality, p. 110. Which is more cogent upon
Christians, than it cou'd be on the Heathens, p.
113. The agreeableness of the Christian Immorta-
lity to Reafon, p. 114. ift, As to our entrance
upon it, p. 115. By a Resurrection and Re-union,
p. 116. And after that by a general Judgment,
p. 118. 2dly, As to our Continuance in it, pe
I 20. Reasonable to suppose that God design d to make
ws eternally happy, prov’d, ist, From the proper
and adequate Happiness of Human Nature, ibid.
For this End what Faculty of Human Nature is to
be gratify'd, p. 121. And what Gratification that
Faculty requires, p. 123. 2dly, From The Ground
and Reason we have to hope for the attainment of
this Happiness, Eternal Death or Misery, not in-
consistent with the Design of God, p. 127. l'ho
devotes none to Destruction, p. 128, and 129. The
Sum of the Ejay, p. 130. Connexion with the
following Part, p. 132.
Contents of the Second Part.
Education in Mariers of Religion, the other of
the true Grounds and Foundation of Belief, p.
137. His Causes of Prejudice, viz. The strong In-
pressions of Education, and the Opinion every Man
covets to be efteem d Wise, &c. p. 139. The first
only a tautology of Words, ibid." The second not
the true Cause of Prejudice by Education, but of
those Prejudices that are contracted in opposition
to the Principles of Mens Education, ibid. This
however an imperfect Account, p. 140. Supply'd
by two other Caujes, Luft or Depravily in Morals,
p. 141. And Pride in the Understanding, p. 142.
The Author no true Member of ihe Ch. of England,
ibid. The boldness of his Charge. p. 145. His
account of the true Ground and Foundation of Be-
lief either insignificant, p. 145. Or false, ibid.
His two general Reasons for Mens inability to com-