Dialogues on Innate Principles

"Do you, then, interrogated I, maintain the reality of innate principles?" " I do, answered he in a firm tone; and I hope, for the sake of sound morals and of truth, important objects with you, to convince you of that reality." - Jackson Barwis

Dialogues on Innate Principles

"Do you, then, interrogated I, maintain the reality of innate principles?" " I do, answered he in a firm tone; and I hope, for the sake of sound morals and of truth, important objects with you, to convince you of that reality." - Jackson Barwis

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Welcome to JacksonBarwis.com, home for free online reading of the remarkable major works of Jackson Barwise. Here you will find text and audio versions of his most fundamental philosophical work, "Dialogues Concerning Innate Principles," as well as his political writings "Three Dialogues On Liberty" and "A Fourth Dialogue on Liberty."

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Jackson Barwis’ books are also preserved on Google Books:

Three Dialogues Concerning Liberty, from 1776.

Dialogues Concerning Innate Principles. from  1779.

A Fourth Dialogue Concerning Liberty, from 1793.

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Thanks to Deborah K. for the following photo of Jackson Barwis’ gravestone: