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" the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the sake of everlasting happiness. "
A Theological Dictionary - Σελίδα 471
των Charles Buck - 1810
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Pamphlets on British Education, 1714-1873, Τόμος 2

1755
...fpeculationti of morality witt prove but a broken reed. la yoLi. p. 41. the author defines virtue to be the M doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the fake of cver..-.fiing happinefs." Mere implicit obedience, therefore, to the will of God will not,...

An Essay on the Origin of Evil, Τόμος 1

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 THE Nature and Obligations of MAN, As a fenfible and rational BEING. i ....

The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy, Τόμος 1

William Paley - 1788 - 499 σελίδες
...advantage over virtue, even with refpect to this world's happirwfs. CHAP. CHAP. VII. VIRTUE. VIRTUE is, " the doing good to mankind, in " obedience to the will of God, and for the " fake of everlajling happinefs." According to which definition, " the good of " mankind" is the fubjecl,...

Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Τόμος 12,Μέρος 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797
...bear a regular fupcrflruftureof praftical tthics. The philofophers of this fchool (p) define virtue to be " the doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the fake of everlailing hapj)iuefs:" So that with them "the good of mankind" is thcfufjefí, " the will...

The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Τόμος 29

1799
...virtue ? — wherein does it 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....

The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

1799
...virtue ? — wherein does it 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....

The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Τόμος 30

Tobias Smollett - 1800
...this lafl celebrated writer that the artillery of our author is chiefly directed. Paley defines virtue to be « the doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the fake of everlafting happincfs.' This definition, it is contended, is liable to objection in all its...

Elements of the Philosophy of the Mind, and of Moral Philosophy: To which is ...

Thomas Belsham - 1801 - 447 σελίδες
...the reft, and is therefore our primary purfuit and ultimate end*. 1C . Dr. PA LEY 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 fubje&, the ** will of God is the...

The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1801
...the foundation of virtue; and particularly difcufle* Dr. Paley's definition, that virtue confifts "in doing good to mankind, in obedience to the will of God, and for the fake of everlafting happinefs." That definition, he contends, is objectionable in all its parts, becaufe...

The Anti-Jacobin Review and Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Τόμος 12

1802
...fpeculations of morality will prove but a broken reed. - . " In vol. ip 41. the author defines virtue to be the ' doing good to mankind in obedience to the will of God, and for the lake of everlaiitng happinefs.' Mere implicit obedience, therefore, lo the will of God will not, according...




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