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" the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the •' will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. "
The Works of William Paley, D.D.: The principles of moral and political ... - Strana 51
autor/autoři: William Paley - 1811
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The Simple Genetic Algorithm: Foundations and Theory

Michael D. Vose - 1999 - 251 str.
...for the people; rationalists and Tractarians might denounce as immoral Paley's definition of virtue, 'the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness'; but the Church was still regarded, particularly in the countryside, as the arm of the secular law,...
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Reason, Grace, and Sentiment: Volume 2, Shaftesbury to Hume: A Study of the ...

Isabel Rivers - 2000
...compleat definition of virtue, or morality, should take in all these particulars, and can be only this: the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness.' In the second essay he explained that the principle of association, whereby the moral sense could be...
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Biographical Dictionary of Christian Theologians

Patrick W. Carey, Joseph T. Lienhard - 2000 - 589 str.
...canon was "Whatever is expedient is right." His central ethical teaching was "Virtue is the doing of good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." He contended that the will of God, and consequent moral obligations, can be learned by an inquiry into...
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John Stuart Mill and the Religion of Humanity

Linda C. Raeder - 2002 - 402 str.
...number is binding because it is required by the will of God. Virtue, he said, consists in "the doing of good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness."45 As Plamenatz explains, there was for Paley only one "true utilitarian" in existence —...
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British Philosophy: Hobbes to Hume

Frederick Copleston - 2003 - 440 str.
...interest and hope), prudent habits and good health. Virtue is defined in a frankly utilitarian spirit. It is 'the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness'.8 The good of mankind is the subjectmatter of virtue; the will of God provides the rule;...
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Theology, Ethics and Metaphysics: Royal Asiatic Society Classics ..., Svazek 2

裕之·真下 - 2003 - 576 str.
...application of the rule of general consequences : many others have occurred, and will occur. Paley says, " The good of mankind is the subject, the will of God...the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive," of that which we ^cafl virtue. The early moralists, then, were not incorrect in slipping from one to other...
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Kant's Metaphysic of Experience

H. J. Paton, H J - 2002 - 585 str.
...the status in philosophical thinking that at one time it had. Paley's famous definition of virtue (as 'the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness') — a definition published, by a nice irony of history, in the same year as Kant's Groundwork of the...
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The Greenian Moment: T.H. Green, Religion and Political Argument in ...

Denys Leighton - 2004 - 376 str.
...the Creator in every work of Nature' (Burrow, Evolution and Society, p. 133) and defined virtue as '"doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting salvation"' (quoted in DC Somervell, English Thought in the Nineteenth Century (London: Methuen, 1929),...
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The Varieties of Belief, Svazek 4

Paul Helm - 2004 - 189 str.
...striking in the case of William Paley. In his Moral and Political Philosphy (1785) virtue is defined as 'the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, for the sake of everlasting happiness'.18 Virtue and prudence are identified in everything but their...
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An Interpretation of Religion: Human Responses to the Transcendent

John Hick - 2004 - 416 str.
...desires'. 11. Immanuel Kant [1785] 1947, ch. 2. 12. Thus Archdeacon William Paley declared that virtue is 'the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness' (Paley [1786] 1817, 36). 13. Although it is not completely clear whether they intend a full naturalistic...
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