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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 - Pagina 48
door William Paley - 1806 - 492 pagina’s
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 29

1799
...essentially consist ? remain undecided. Dr. Paley defined vinue to be, " doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." This, however, is a very defective "definition ; so also is hie definition of obligation (which Mr....
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

1799
...essentially consist ? remain undecided. Dr. P^ley defined virtue to be, " doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." This, however, is a very defective definition ; so also 's his definition of obligation (which Mr....
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The works of... P. Doddridge [ed. by E. Williams and E. Parsons ..., Volume 4

Philip Doddridge - 1803
...of sympatlig. Mr. Archdeacon PA LEY defines virtue to be, " the doin? good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." About fifty years ago, Mr. jAMtsoN, a Scotch clergyman, published a treatise to shew, that the obligation...
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The Literary Miscellany: Including Dissertations and Essays on ..., Volume 1

1805
...in which virtue is defined, as a fundamental principle, " The doing good to mankind, in obedii ence to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." The two Systems are indeed substantially the same ; and in one respect the original has I think the...
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A Theological Dictionary, Volume 2

Charles Buck - 1807
...it to the principle of sympathy ; and Paley defines it to be the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. Some of these definitions are certainly objectionable. Perhaps those who place it in the love of God...
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History of European Morals from Augustus to Charlemagne, Volume 1

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1809
...has summed up with great succinctness the opinion of his school. 'The good of mankind,' he says, ' is the subject, the will of God the rule, and everlasting happiness the motive and end of all virtue.' * We have seen that the distinctive characteristic of the inductive school...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: Natural theology

William Paley - 1810
...to the mil (jf Gorf, and for the sake of everlasting hafipinrts. The ' good of mankind,' therefore, is the subject, the ' will of God' the rule, and ' everlasting happiness' the motive of human virtue.f Mi obligation consists in being urged by a violent motive resulting from the command of another....
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A Theological Dictionary, Volume 2

Charles Buck - 1810
...it to the principle of sympathy ; and Paley defines it to be the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. Some of these definitions are certainly objectionable. Perhaps those who place it in the love of God...
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The Works of William Paley, D.D.: The principles of moral and political ...

William Paley - 1811
...habitual virtue. By the definition of virtue, placed at the beginning of this chapter, 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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A Collection of Sermons: Which Have Been Preached on Various ..., Volume 3

Nathanael Emmons - 1813 - 534 pagina’s
...upon, and it is generally understood to include thus much: TJie doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. Obedience to God is the principle, the good of mankind the matter, our own happiness the end, of all...
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