Author Fordyce, David
Title The Elements of Moral Philosophy with a Brief Account of Nature, Progress, and Origin of Philosophy : With a Brief Account of the Nature, Progress and Origin of Philosophy
Imprint Indianapolis, IN : Liberty Fund, Incorporated, 2003
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Series Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics Ser
Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics Ser
Note Intro -- David Fordyce, The Elements of Moral Philosophy -- Front Matter -- Title Page -- Copyright Details -- Table of Contents -- Introduction, p. ix -- Note on the Texts, p. xvii -- Acknowledgments -- The Elements of Moral Philosophy -- Original Title Page -- Book I -- Preliminaries, p. 3 -- Section I. Of Man and His Connections, p. 7 -- Section II. Of Duty, or Moral Obligation, p. 25 -- Section III. Various Hypotheses Concerning Moral Obligation, p. 29 -- Section IV. The Final Causes of Our Moral Faculties of Perception and Affection, p. 41 -- Book II -- Section I. The Principal Distinctions of Duty or Virtue, p. 53 -- Section II. Of Man's Duty to Himself, p. 60 -- Section III. Duties to Society, p. 79 -- Chapter I. Filial and Fraternal Duty, p. 79 -- Chapter II. Concerning Marriage, p. 81 -- Chapter III. Of Parental Duty, p. 86 -- Chapter IV. Herile and Servile Duty, p. 88 -- Chapter V. Social Duties of the private Kind, p. 90 -- Chapter VI. Social Duties of the Commercial Kind, p. 97 -- Chapter VII. Social Duties of the Political Kind, p. 100 -- Section IV. Duty to God, p. 108 -- Book III -- Section I. Of Practical Ethics, or the Culture of the Mind, p. 119 -- Section II. Motives to Virtue from Personal Happiness, p. 132 -- Section III. Motives to Virtue from the Being and Providence of God, p. 147 -- Section IV. Motive to Virtue from the Immortality of the Soul, &c., p. 152 -- A brief Account of the Nature, Progress, and Origin of Philosophy, p. 165 -- Index, p. 203
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
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