A Manual of Ethics

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Cosimo, Inc., 1 sty 2005 - 472
The ethos of a people... we may say, constitutes the atmosphere in which the best members of a race habitually live...-from "The Virtues"Offered as a textbook for university students and drawing from both classical and modern schools of philosophical thought-from Aristotle and the Bible to Mill, Hume, and Kant-this comprehensive 1901 overview of the universe of ethical thought is still a valuable resource today. The fascinating discussions within explore: .the nature of ethics.the art of conduct.ethics and the physical sciences.ethics and economics.psychological hedonism.the true sense of freedom.the origin of conscience.the moral connoisseur.the general problem of authority.the social universe.theories of punishment.morality and religion.and more.A book to dip into at random or to read in-depth, this is as fresh and original today as it was a century ago.British philosopher JOHN STUART MACKENZIE (1860-1935) was professor of logic and philosophy at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, and a fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
 

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INTRODUCTION
1
The Necessity of Religion 6 The Failure of Life
6
Relation of the Virtues to the Commandments 2 Virtues
11
The Sociological Aspect of Ethics
35
PROLEGOMENA CHIEFLY PSYCHOLOGICAL
43
Motive and Intention
59
Character and Conduct
83
Note on Responsibility
101
Application of Evolution to Morals 2 Develop
243
The General Problem of Authority 2 Different Kinds
269
The Social Unity
291
The Social Imperative 2 Justice 8 Law and Public
319
Note on Justice
329
Note on Rules of Conduct
349
The Higher Individualism 2 Conversion 8 Con
374
Moral Pathology
393

Note on Sociology
113
ChapTBR VI This Significance op the Morai
126
Note on the Meaning of Conscience
146
Early Greek Ethics 1 2 The Sophists 3
151
The General Idea oe Morai Law 1 1
190
Chapter VILMoral Progress
413
Social Evolution 9L The Moral Universe 8 Inner
426
The Demand for the Infinite 10 The Two
451
Note on Kant 203
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