Francis Hutcheson Bibliography

Inquiry into the Original of our Ideas of Beauty and Virtue 1725
Appeared as two treatises; revised editions, Inquiry Concerning Beauty, Order, Harmony and Design and Inquiry Concerning Moral Good and Evil were published in 1726.
Essay on the Nature and Conduct of the Passions and Affections, with Illustrations upon the Moral Sense 1728
A Short Introduction to Moral Philosophy, in Three Books; containing the Elements of Ethicks and the Law of Nature ... 1747
First English edition of the Philosophiae moralis institutio compendiaria (Foulis, 1742), “apparently the author's own version” (Jessop), published the year following his death. After the Inquiry (1725) and Essay (1728), this was the third major work to appear in which Hutcheson advanced the ‘moral-sense’ position against the rationalist one, in that key debate of eighteenth-century ethics.
A System of Moral Philosophy 1755
Posthumous publication
System of Moral Philosophy 1755
Published posthumously in 2 volumes.
Thoughts on Laughter, and Observations on the Fable of the Bees 1758