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PART III. *: OF MAN CONSIDERED AS THE MEMBER OF A POLITICAL BODY. † - Dugald Stewart, Lectures on Political Economy, vol. 1 
Lectures on Political Economy. Now first published. Vol. I. To which is Prefixed, Part Third of the Outlines of Moral Philosophy, edited by Sir William Hamilton (Edinburgh, Thomas Constable, 1855).
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OF MAN CONSIDERED AS THE MEMBER OF A POLITICAL BODY.†
OF THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL SOCIETY.
Article 1. Of the Principles in Human Nature, and of the Circumstances in the Condition of Mankind, which lay the foundation of the Political Union.
Art. 2. Of the Principles in Human Nature, and of the Circumstances in the Condition of Mankind which lay the Foundation of the Progress of Society.
Art. 3. Of the Institution of Marriage; and its consequences, Political and Moral.
Art. 4. Of the Condition and the Character of the Sexes, as they are modified by different States of Society.
Art. 5. Of the History of Property, considered in relation to Human Improvement and Happiness.
Art. 6. Of the Origin and Progress of the Arts and of the Sciences.
Art. 7. Of the Origin and Progress of Commerce.
Art. 8. Of the Origin and Progress of Government, and of the History of Rank and Subordination.
Art. 9. Of the Origin and Progress of Municipal Systems of Jurisprudence.
Art. 10. Of Diversities in the History of the Species, arising from the influence of Climate and Situation.
OF THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LEGISLATION AND GOVERNMENT.
OF POLITICAL ECONOMY.*
Art. 1. Of the Writings of Grotius and his Successors on Natural Jurisprudence, and their influence in suggesting the Modern Speculations concerning Political Economy.
Art. 2. Of the Objects of Political Economy, and the more important general Conclusions to which the study of it has led.
Art. 3. Of the Coincidence of the Principles of Justice and of Expediency, in the Political Conclusions to which they lead.—[Slavery.]—1st Edit.
Art. 4. Of the Connexion between just Views of Political Economy, and the Intellectual and Moral Improvement of Mankind.
OF THE DIFFERENT FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENT; AND OF THE VARIOUS FORMS IN WHICH THEY ARE COMBINED IN THE CONSTITUTIONS OF DIFFERENT STATES.
Art. 1. Of the Legislative, Judicial, and Executive Powers.
Art. 2. Of the Simple Forms of Government, according to the definitions of Speculative Politicians; and of the Uses to which this theoretical view of the subject is subservient, in the examination of actual Constitutions.
Art. 3. Of Mixed Governments.
Art. 4. Of the English Constitution.
Art. 5. Of the Influence of Forms of Government on National Character and Manners.
Art. 6. Of the Duties arising from the Political Union.
Art. 7. Of the Political Relations of different States to each other; and of the Laws of Morality as applicable to Nations.
LECTURES ON POLITICAL ECONOMY.
[* ] [Continued from Works, Vol. VI. p. 108. This “Part III.” is expressly considered only as an “Appendix” to the “Outlines of Moral Philosophy;” and, in fact, it is merely a Table of Contents, and that too not indicating the order of the Lectures.]
[† ] [“Having, of late, carried into execution (at least in part) the design announced in the foregoing Preface, by a separate Course of Lectures on Political Economy, I have omitted in this edition of my Outlines, the articles which I formerly enumerated under that general title; substituting in their stead a few others, calculated to illustrate the peculiar and intimate connexion between this department of Politics and the more appropriate objects of Ethics. The observations which these articles are meant to introduce, may be useful, at the same time, in preparing the minds of students for disquisitions, the details of which can scarcely fail to appear uninviting to those who are not aware of the important conclusions to which they are subservient.—College of Edinburgh, Nov. 2, 1801.”—Postscript of Preface to Outlines of Moral Philosophy, second and subsequent editions, Works, Vol. II. p. 4.
Part III. of the Outlines is here reprinted from the second edition, that of 1801, which is identical with those subsequent. A few unimportant verbal additions have, however, been interpolated from the first edition, without discrimination; but wherever the change is of any moment, it has been explicitly noticed.]
[* ] [The three following articles appear in the first edition only, 1793:]
Art. 1. Of Population.
Art. 2. Of National Wealth.
1.) Of the Distribution of Wealth among the body of the People,—and of the Regulations respecting the Poor.
2.) Of the Revenue of the Sovereign.
[After an Art. 3, the same as in the text, there follows:]
Art. 4. Of the instruction of the Lower Orders; and of the Prevention and Punishment of Crimes.