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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 Book of Human Character, Volumen1

Charles Bucke - 1837
...despair. Paley defines very erroneously, when he calls virtue the doing good to mankind, ' in obedience to the will of ' God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.' There is, on the contrary, as it were, ' A smooth, short space of yellow sand, Between it and the greener...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volumen14

Englishmen - 1837
...him in few and explicit words. " Virtue,'1 says Paley, "is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God and for the sake of everlasting happiness !" The motive then from which all duty or virtue must proceed is the hope of everlasting happiness....
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Tracts of the American Unitarian Association

1837
...learning, has given us this definition of virtue ; — " Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." For the sake of evei'lasting happiness ! It is then, for the sake of happiness, — for its tendency...
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The New-York Review, Volumen1

Francis Lister Hawks, Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1837
...by him in few and explicit words. " Virtue," says Paley, " is the doinggood to mankind, in obedience to the will of God and FOR THE SAKE of everlasting happiness .'" The motive then from which all duty or virtue must proceed is the hope of everlasting happiness....
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A System of Phrenology

George Combe - 1837 - 664 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. "J According to this doctrine, "the will of God is our rule, but private happiness our motive," which...
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The Eclectic Review, Volumen3;Volumen67

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1838
...writer's theory of obligation. Paley's definition of virtue is 'the doing 'good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the ' sake of everlasting happiness. According to which definition,' adds Paley, ' the good of mankind is the subject, the will of God ' the rule, and everlasting happiness...
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The Works of William Paley: With Illustrative Notes and a Life of ..., Volumen1

William Paley - 1838 - 934 páginas
...wise regard to selfinterest. Paley's definition is, that it is ' doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." This final definition uems to comprehend all the preceding; for if the advocates of the other replications...
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The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings

John Abercrombie - 1839 - 236 páginas
...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, 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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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volumen6

Robert Aspland - 1839
...Corporal Trim's hat " plump upon the ground :" — " Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Let this definition be a proposition or bone of contention, if you will ; it is a bone on which there...
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Man, in His Relations to Society

Robert Mudie - 1840 - 292 páginas
...Virtue, according to Paley, consists in III. AA 266 ERROR OF " doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and FOR THE SAKE OF EVERLASTING HAPPINESS." This passage is so very important, — as embodying the essence of the theory in very few words, that...
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