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Date: 1704-5; 1731

"What is it that makes a Beast be a Creature of less Liberty than Man, but only that its natural Appetites more necessarily govern all its Actions, and that it is not indued with a Faculty of Reason, whereby to exert itself, and gain a Power or Liberty of over-ruling those Appetites?"

— Clarke, Samuel (1675-1729)

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The Mind is a Metaphor is authored by Brad Pasanek, Assistant Professor of English, University of Virginia.