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" debasing vulgarity of his code —' Virtue is the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Página 329
1833
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An Essay on the Origin of Evil, Volumen1

William King - 1758
...campleat Definition of Virtue, or Morality, fhould take in all theie Particulars, and can be only this : The doing Good to Mankind, in Obedience to the Will of God, and for the Sake of everlafting Happinefs. EL Nature and Obligations of MAN, As a fenfible and rational BEING. i. /LLL...
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The Popular Educator, Volúmenes5-6;Volumen14

1867
...supported with all the genius of such men as Paley, Bentham, and JS Mill. Paler defined virtue as " the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness." According to this definition, no act which is not performed for the sake of the happiness of the agent...
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

William Paley - 1793 - 536 páginas
...will of God" the rule, and " everlailing happinefs" the motive of human virtue. VIRTUE is, ''• ihe doing good to mankind,' in " obedience to the will of God, and for ?.\e " fake f{fever lofting happinefs." Virtue has been divided by fome moralifts iuto benevolence,...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volumen29

1799
...virtue i—wherein does it essentially consist ? remain undecided. Dr. Paley 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 i so also is his definition of obligation (which Mr....
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

1799
...virtue ?—wherein does it essentially consist? remain undecided. Dr. P.ilty de-fined 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 is his definition of obligation (which Mr....
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The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Volumen1

William Paley - 1799
...no advantage over virtue, even with refped to this world's happinefs. CHAP. VIL , VIRTUE. 'T TIRTUE is, " the doing good to mankind, » " in obedience to the will of God, and for the "fake of everlafting happinefs" According to which definition, " the good of » mankind" is the fubjeft;...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1799
...?—wherein does it essentially consist ? remain undecided. Dr. Palcy defined virtue to be, " doing gbod 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 his definition of obligation (which; Mr....
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1801
...voluntary obedience to the will of God.' In his examination of Dr. Paley's definition of virtue, that it is " the doing good to mankind in obedience to the...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness," he objects to it because it makes the will of God the rule and not the foundation of virtue ; and because...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volumen34

1801
...voluntary obedience to the will of God.' In his examination of Dr. Paley's definition of virtue, that it is «' the doing good to mankind in obedience to the...of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness," he objects to it because it makes the will of God the rule and not the foundation of virtue 5 and because...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Mind, and of Moral Philosophy: To which is ...

Thomas Belsham - 1801 - 447 páginas
...the reft, and is therefore our primary purfuit and ultimate end*. XIII. Dr. PALEY de6nes virtue, " doing " good to mankind, in obedience to the will " of God, and for the fake of everlafting " happinefs." " The good of mankind is the fubject, the " will of God is the rule,...
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