Object of the inquiry (1-3). The common notion of Responsibility (3-9); irreconcilable with 'Freedom' (9-13); and with rational prediction (14-19). Ground of the objection to rational prediction (19-24). Common opinion and Necessitarianism (24-6); irreconcilable as to Punishment and Responsibility (26-33). Reason of this twofold (33-41).
Question rests on a dogmatic preconception (58-61) ; which is opposed to the moral consciousness (61-2) ; and is unreasonable (63-4). The End is self-realization (64); as is shown from morality (65); and from psychological considerations (66-8). It means realizing self as a whole (68-74); and an infinite whole (74-81).
Note to Essay II (82).
Happiness a vague phrase (85-6). Common opinion on pleasure (86-7). Hedonism irreconcilable with morality (88-93). Illusory nature of the Hedonistic end (93-8). My pleasure as the end gives no rule of life (99-103). And the pleasure of all is illusory (103-4); opposed to morality (104-5); and gives no practical guidance (105-111); it is dogmatically postulated (111-13); and irreconcilable with Hedonistic psychology (114-16). Further modifications of Hedonism. Qualitative distinction of pleasures is, in both its forms, untenable (116-22). Further criticism on Mill's view (123-4). Results(124-6).
Note on Mr. Sidgwick's view of Hedonism and Utilitarianism (126).
Note to Essay 111 (130).