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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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A Treatise on the Philosophy of the Human Mind: Being the Lectures ..., Volumen2

Thomas Brown, Levi Hedge - 1827
...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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Evidences of Christianity ; Moral and political philosophy

William Paley - 1828
...the Author's Moral Philosophy, vol. i. chap. 7. Virtue is the doing good to. mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. In June, 1766, Paley was elected Fellow of Christ's College; and tli received the reward long due to...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life, Volumen1

Jonathan Edwards - 1829 - 620 páginas
...Sympathy. Paley, who read Edwards with care, defines Virtue to be " The Doing Good to mankind in obedience to the Will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Cumberland, in his Laws of Nature, justly regards it as consisting in the love of God, and of our fellowcreatures...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volumen15

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...virtue, given in Gay's Preliminary Dissertations. 'Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.' This combines the two opposite faults of being at once deficient and redundant ; nnd, what is still...
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Choir-service vindicated, a sermon

Thomas Dudley Fosbroke - 1829
...short, we exhort them, according to a celebrated definition of moral virtue, " to do good, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness."* Now this, upon our present hypothesis, is practical preaching. Will it then issue in the practice of...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume ..., Volumen3

William Paley - 1830
...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 hawing either...
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - 1830 - 707 páginas
...system, under a modified form. He makes virtue consist in " the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness \\." According to this doctrine, " the will of God is our rule, but private happiness our motive," which is 'just selfishness...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Comprising the Additional Volume ..., Volumen1

William Paley - 1830
...in the words of the bishop of Carlisle, § defines it, ' is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. The " good of mankind," therefore, is the subject, the " will of God " the rule, and " everlasting...
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The Works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - 1830
...Sympathy. Paley, who read Edwards with care, defmes Virtue to he " The Doing Good to mankind in ohedience to the Will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Cumherland, in his Latvs of Nature, justly regards it as consisting in the love of God, and of our...
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The Works of William Paley ...: Containing His Life, Moral and Political ...

William Paley - 1831 - 578 páginas
...habitual virtue. By the definition of virtue, placed at the beginning of this chapter, it appears, that dward and end, of all virtue. Yet, in lart, a man shall perform many an act of virtue without having either...
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