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BY JAMES BE ATTIE, LL. D.
THESE Volumes contain an Abridge
I ment, and for the most part a very brief one, of a series of Discourses, delivered in Marischal College, on Moral Philofophy and Logic.
It has long been the author's practice, with a view to assist the memory of his hearers, to make them write Notes of each discourse. But as that was necessarily done in haste, inaccuracy was unavoidable : and many of them have expressed their wishes that he would put it in their power to procure correct copies of the whole Summary, a little enlarged in the doctrinal parts, and with the addition of a few illustrative examples. This is one of his motives to the present Publication; which some are pleased to think has been too long delayed: and which is become the more excusable, as hundreds of manuscript copies of the Notes, many of them incomplete as well as .
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