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Ethics: An Introductory Manual for the Use of University Students
Vista completa - 1902
2nd Edition 5th Edition absolute action æsthetic altruism Aristotle assertion assume axioms beauty Bentham Book C. S. Calverley called casuistry categorical imperative chap character conduct conscience consciousness Crown 8vo definite Deontology desire duty egoistic element Elementary emotion English ethical judgments ethical theory existence F. A. Paley fact faculty Fcap feeling Greek happiness hedonism hedonistic highest human idea ideal implies impulses individual induction intellectual intuition Intuitionism intuitionist John Grote jural justice Kant Latin Leslie Stephen LL.D matter means Methods minor premise moral excellence moral judgments Moral Order moralists motive nature object obligation pain perception perfection philosophers Plato Post 8vo practical principles Professor Sidgwick propositions psychological question R. C. Jebb rational reason recognize regard revised rules Science of Ethics sense social society standard summum bonum term things tion ultimate units of pleasure Utilitarianism virtue virtuous whole
Página 35 - The only proof capable of being given that an object is visible, is that people actually see it. The only proof that a sound is audible, is that people hear it : and so of the other sources of our experience. In like manner, I apprehend, the sole evidence it is possible to produce that anything is desirable, is that people do actually desire it.
Página 86 - By the principle of utility is meant that principle which approves or disapproves of every action whatsoever, according to the tendency which it appears to have to augment or diminish the happiness of the party whose interest is in question: or, what is the same thing in other words, to promote or to oppose that happiness.
Página 13 - FIRST LATIN READER. With Notes adapted to the Shorter Latin Primer and Vocabulary.
Página 31 - Let it be allowed, though virtue or moral rectitude does indeed consist in affection to and pursuit of what is right and good, as such; yet, that when we sit down in a cool hour, we can neither justify to ourselves this or any other pursuit, till we are convinced that it will be for our happiness, or, at least, not contrary to it.
Página 115 - The idea of a supreme Being, infinite in power, goodness, and wisdom, whose workmanship we are, and on whom we depend; and the idea of ourselves, as understanding, rational creatures, being such as are clear in us, would, I suppose, if duly considered and pursued, afford such foundations of our duty and rules of action...
Página 141 - AFFECTIONS, Instincts, Principles, and Powers, Impulse and Reason, Freedom and Control — So men, unravelling God's harmonious whole, Rend in a thousand shreds this life of ours. Vain labour ! Deep and broad, where none may see, Spring the foundations of that shadowy throne Where man's one nature, queen-like, sits alone, Centred in a majestic unity...
Página 59 - After Nature had become a household word in the mouths of the Romans, the belief gradually prevailed among the Roman lawyers that the old Jus Gentium was in fact the lost code of Nature...
Página 200 - And, in the same manner, we either approve or disapprove of our own conduct, according as we feel that, when we place ourselves in the situation of another man, and view it, as it were, with his eyes and from his station, we either can or cannot entirely enter into and sympathize with the sentiments and motives which influenced it.