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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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Survey of the State of Education, Aristocratic and Popular, and of the ...

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1833 - 35 str.
...definition of Virtue alone is an unanswerable illustration of the debasing vulgarity of his code. "Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of fiod, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." So that any act of good to maa in obedience to God,...
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A Discourse on the Studies of the University

Adam Sedgwick - 1834 - 157 str.
...calm results of a dispassionate calculation. Such a system lias no fitness for man's nature. 4. Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the...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. In the...
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Lectures on Phrenology: Delivered Before the Young Men's Association for ...

Amos Dean - 1834 - 252 str.
...popular Dr. Paley has adopted, to some extent, the selfish system. According to him, "Virtue consists in the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." The will of God is here alleged to be our rule, but private happiness our motive. The, science of Phrenology...
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Christian Ethics; Or, Moral Philosophy on the Principles of Divine Revelation

Ralph Wardlaw - 1834 - 446 str.
...effects in time, but the conse. LEcT . vr . quences in eternity; for his very definition of virtue is —" the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, for the sake of everlasting happiness"* — But it is not the impossibility merely of rightly applying...
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Sermons. To which is prefixed, a biogr. memoir [signed P.].

John Johnston - 1834
...honour and dignity of man. It would be easy, however, to show, that doing good because it is agreeable to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness, — and the avoiding of evil because it is contrary to the Divine will, and productive of eternal misery,...
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Paley's Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - 1835 - 298 str.
...society ; 2. That vice has no advantage 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 Short System of Polite Learning: Being an Epitome of the Arts and Sciences ...

Daniel Jaudon - 1835 - 198 str.
...Virtue, says Paley, comprehends- benevolence, pnidence, fortitude, and temperance ; and is the doing of good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of his favour, and of everlasting happiness. Here — the good of mankind is {ne object ; the will of...
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The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings

John Abercrombie - 1835 - 293 str.
...will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. The good of mankind, therefore, is the object, 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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England and the English

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1836 - 380 str.
...definition of Virtue, alone is an unanswerable illustration of the debasing vulgarity of his cude. "Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." So that any act of good to1 man in obedience to God, if it arise from any motive but a desire of the...
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The North American Review, Svazek 42

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, Henry Cabot Lodge, James Russell Lowell - 1836
...act itself. In this view of the case, Paley's definition is doubly in error. " Virtue," says he, " is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." On this principle, the benevolent designs of Howard, would be declared devoid of the quality of virtue,...
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