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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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Critical Essays on a Few Subjects Connected with the History and Present ...

Francis Bowen - 1842 - 352 páginas
...in each of which a grave error is involved. " Virtue consists in doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." It is enough to say, that benevolence is not the whole duty of man ; that right is of inherent and...
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Theologiae moralis, Volumen2

Francis Patrick Kenrick - 1842
...S. Thorn. 1. 2. qu. Iv. art. iv. Paley dicit : " Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Moral Philosophy, 1. i. ch. vu. Omni ex parte peccat hœc definitio. (2) Ibidem. Ad sexlurn. VOL. II.—...
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An Enquiry Into the Principles of Human Happiness and Human Duty: In Two Books

George Ramsay - 1843 - 554 páginas
...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. According to which definition," he continues, " the good of mankind is the subject ; the will of God...everlasting happiness the motive, of human virtue." Now it may be remarked in the first place, that what he calls the "subject" and the " rule," are not...
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An Enquiry Into the Principles of Human Happiness and Human Duty: In Two Books

George Ramsay - 1843 - 554 páginas
...the one is as faulty as the other. " Virtue is," says he, " 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 will of God the rule ; and everlasting happiness...
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The Christian mother's magazine, ed. by mrs. Milner, Volumen1

Mary Milner - 1844
...We ought, in all things, to seek His glory ; the first desire of our hearts * According to Paley's definition, " the good of mankind " is the subject;...everlasting happiness," the motive of human virtue. —Eo. ought to be " Thy will be done ;" and although it be impossible, in this state of existence,...
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The Universalist Miscellany, Volumen3

1846
...Paley does not admit such a faculty, but declares virtue to consist in doing to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. Dr. Adam Smith endeavors to show that sympathy is the source of moral approbation. Dr. Reid, Mr. Stewart,...
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The Living Age ..., Volumen88

1866
...shafts was Paley's well-known definition of virtue as " the doing of good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Or, as Paley has elsewhere more broadly laid down the same principle, " we are obliged to do nothing,...
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Moral Philosophy; Or, The Duties of Man Considered in His Individual, Social ...

George Combe - 1846 - 116 páginas
...does not admit such a faculty, but declares virtue to consist " in doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Dr Adam Smith endeavours to shew that sympathy is the source of moral approbation. Dr Reid. Mr Stewart,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of the Right Honourable Sir James Mackintosh: Three ...

Sir James Mackintosh - 1846 - 596 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," ought...
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Three sermons upon human nature. ed. by W. Whewell

Joseph Butler (bp. of Durham.) - 1848
...the word happiness is prominent in both places. " Virtue is the doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." But it is evident that there is scarcely the vestige of a connection between the sense of the word...
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