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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, D.D., Archdeacon of Carlisle: Containing His ...

William Paley - 1850 - 604 páginas
...to this world's happiness. CHAPTER VII. Virtue. VlRTBE is "the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting...rule ; and " everlasting happiness," the motive, of huuuiu virtue. Virtue has been divided by some moralists into benevolence, prudence, fortitude, and...
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A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge

Adam Sedgwick - 1850 - 346 páginas
...moral, on the character and condition of man. 5. Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God and for the sake of everlasting happiness. This is the definition adopted by Paley ; and it is, I think, open to many grave objections. III the...
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An analysis of Paley's Moral and political philosophy, with examination ...

Thomas Coward - 1851
...said, may be explained the nature of habitual virtue. g. By the 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 virtvie. Yet, in fact, a man shall perform many an act of virtue, without having either...
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The works of William Paley, D.D. To which is prefixed, the life of the author

William Paley - 1851
...advancefiiiitiou i>l virtue, placed at the beginning of iliii> cuapter, it apjiears, that the good of man. kind and end, of all virtue. Vet, in fact, a man shall perform many an act of virtue, without having either...
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The Moral Philosophy of Paley

Alexander Bain - 1852
...habitual virtue. By the definition of Virtue placed at the beginning of this section, 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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Outlines of Moral Science

Archibald Alexander - 1852 - 272 páginas
...happiness," Paiey. deflation according to which definition the of virtue. O good of mankind is the object, the will of God the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive of human virtue. If the question be asked, why we should seek the good of mankind, the answer is, from a regard to our...
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Outlines of Moral Science

Archibald Alexander - 1852 - 272 páginas
...happiness," or ™ e I 8deflnm ° n according to which definition the good of mankind is the object, the will of God the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive of human virtue. If the question be asked, why we should seek the good of mankind, the answer is, from a regard to OUT...
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How I Became a Unitarian: Explained in a Series of Letters to a Friend

G. W. Hyer - 1852 - 216 páginas
...could give no better definition of virtue than this, that it is "doing good to others in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." Thus making it a mere mercantile calculation. Many of your own way of .thinking reject this definition...
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Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy in England

William Whewell - 1852 - 265 páginas
...external and material constraint ; and degrades * "Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." and materialises it still further. He tries to aid himself by the idea of a case in which he is obliged...
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A Laconic Manual and Brief Remarker: Containing Over a Thousand Subjects ...

Charles Simmons - 1852 - 552 páginas
...do you think you should love him, if you supposed he would not ? 857. SELFISH MORALITY DEFINED. ence to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. Obedience to God is the principle, the good of mankind the matter, and our own happiness the end of...
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