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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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The works of William Paley, with a life of the author

William Paley - 1831 - 578 páginas
...By the definition of virtue, placed at the beginning of this chapter, it appears, that the good ot 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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Epitome of English literature; or, A concentration of the matter ..., Volumen1

English literature - 1831
...over virtue, even in this world. CHAP. VII. VIRTUE. Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. In this definition, the 'good of mankind' is the subject ; the ' will of God,' the rule; and ' everlasting...
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A General View of the Progress of Ethical Philosophy: Chiefly During the ...

Sir James Mackintosh - 1832 - 304 páginas
...philosophical portion of the chapter on Virtue. " Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness."* It is not perhaps very important to observe, that these words, which he offers as " a definition,"...
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Christian Examiner, Volumen8;Volumen13

1833
...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...everlasting happiness,' the motive, of human virtue." VOL. XIII. NS VOL. VIII. NO. II. 25 from the command of another ' " ; a definition which calls for...
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The Christian Examiner, Volumen13

1833
...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...everlasting happiness,' the motive, of human virtue." VOL. XIII. NS VOL. VIII. NO. II. 25 from the command of another ' " ; a definition which calls for...
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The History of Moral Science, Volumen2

Robert Blakey - 1833
...temperance, preservation of life, care of health, &c. " By the above definition of virtue, 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 a man shall perform many an act of virtue, without having either the good...
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The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings

John Abercrombie - 1833 - 244 páginas
...obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlastmg happiness. The good of mankind, therefore, is the subject— the will of God, the rule — and...everlasting happiness, the motive of human virtue. The will of God, he subsequently goes on to show, is made known to us partly by revelation, and partly...
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Physiological part

Johann Gaspar Spurzheim - 1833
...selfish 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 him the will of God is our rule, but private happiness our motive. On the other hand, Cudworth, Dr....
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Phrenology: Physiological part

Johann Gaspar Spurzheim - 1833
...selfish 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 him the will of God is our rule, but private happiness our motive. On the other hand, Cudworth, Dr....
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volumen58

1833
...objections. He commences with the proposition that virtue is 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 happiness,...
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