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" Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the Will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. "
The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy - Página 48
por William Paley - 1806 - 492 páginas
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volumen8

John Mason Good - 1819
...virtue with respect to this world's happiness. Virtue " Is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to " the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting " happiness." BIe 7. It may be divided into duties towards God, towards others, and towards ourselves. General observations....
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Systematic Education: Or Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volumen2

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - 1815
...defective, yet at the same time redundant. " Virtue," he says, " is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. According to which definition," he continues, " the good of mankind is the subject ; the :..•// of God, the rule; everlasting happiness,...
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A Grammar of Moral Philosophy, and Natural Theology: With a Summary of the ...

J. W. Baker - 1817 - 248 páginas
...mankind in obedience to the will of God, and Tor the sake of everlasting happiness." Therefore, 52. " The good of mankind" is the subject ; "the will of God," the r«Z« ; and "everlasting happiness," the motive of human virtue. OF VIRTUE. 53. Virtue has been divided...
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Systematic Education: Or, Elementary Instruction in the Various ..., Volumen2

William Shepherd, Jeremiah Joyce, Lant Carpenter - 1822
...defective, yet at the same redundant. " Virtue," he says, " is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. According lo which definition," he continues, " the good of mankind is the subject ; the will of God, the rule...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volumen3

Thomas Brown - 1822
...consider his leading doctrines to be. Virtue, he defines to be, " the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness."* The last part of the definition is the most important part of the whole ; for, the knowledge of this...
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The works of William Paley, Volumen2

William Paley - 1823
...habitual virtue. By the definition of virtue, placed at the beginning of this chapter, it appears, that the good of mankind is the subject, the will of God the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive and end, of all virtue. Yet, in fact, a man shall perform many an £ C act of virtue, without having...
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A Collection of the Miscellaneous Writings of Professor Frisbie: With Some ...

Levi Frisbie - 1823 - 235 páginas
...p. 371. The following is Dr. Paley's definition. " Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Mr. Belsham's remarks upon it, referred to above, are these. " But this definition, also, excludes...
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Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - 1824 - 455 páginas
...definition of virtue, placed at the beginning of this chapter, it appears, that the good of mankmd is the subject, the will of God the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive and end, of all virtue. Yet, in fact, a man shall perform many an act of virtue, without having rest...
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An epitome of Paley's Principles of moral and political philosophy, by a ...

1824
...world's happiness. CHAPTER VII. VIRTUE. Q. WHAT is Virtue ? A. The doing of good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. According to this definition, " the good of mankind" is the subject; " the will of God" the rule; and "everlasting...
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The Works of William Paley: With a Life of the Author, Volumen2

William Paley - 1825
...habitual virtue. By the definition of virtue, placed at the beginning of this chapter, it appears, that the good of mankind is the subject, the will of God the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive and end of all virtue. Yet, in fact, a man shall perform many an act of virtue, without having either...
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