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" The practice of that which is ethically best — what we call goodness or virtue — involves a course of conduct which, in all respects, is opposed to that which leads to success in the cosmic struggle for existence. "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 717
1904
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 184

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1896
...witness the late Professor Huxley, where in his Romanes Lecture he affirms that ' the practice of what wo call goodness or virtue involves a course of conduct...shall not merely respect, but shall help his fellows ; ita influence is directed, not so much to the survival of the fittest, as to the fitting of as many...
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The Living Age, Volume 269

1911
...explosive power beats gunpowder hollow!" "The practice of that which ls ethically best — what we call goodness or virtue — involves a course of conduct...demands self-restraint; in place of thrusting aside, or heading down, all competitors, it requires that the individual shall not merely respect, but shall...
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The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science; with which ..., Volume 79

Chemistry - 1899
...world. These are respectively the ithical and the cosmic. The practice of that which is ethically best involves a course of conduct which in all respects...self-restraint; in place of thrusting aside or treading down all competition, it requires that the individual shall not merely respect, but shall help his fellows ;...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 44

Science - 1894
...lecturer makes the following statement : * The practice of that which is ethically best — what we call goodness or virtue — involves a course of conduct...existence. In place of ruthless selfassertion it demands self- restraint; in place of thrusting aside, or treading down, all competitors, it requires that the...
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International Clinics: A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

Clinical medicine - 1912
...is opposed to the ethical, so that that which is ethically best involves a course of conduct which is opposed to that which leads to success in the cosmic struggle for existence. However, we must remember that this " murdering and being murdered," the soul unfolding itself " through...
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The Nineteenth Century, Volume 34

Nineteenth century - 1893
...lecturer makes the following statement 15 : — The practice of that which is ethically best — what we call goodness or virtue — • involves a course...individual shall not merely respect but shall help bis fellows ; its influence is directed, not so much to the survival of the fittest, as to the fitting...
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The Altruistic Review, Volume 1

1893
...which is ethically best, what we call goodness or virtue, involves a course of conduct in all respects opposed to that which leads to success in the cosmic struggle for existence. It is a primary objection, however, to a view like this, that the highest perfections of which man...
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A History of Hindu Civilisation During British Rule, Volume 1

Pramatha Nath Bose - Civilization, Hindu - 1894 - 322 pages
...London, p. 189). As Huxley has well put it. — "The practice of that which is ethically best, what we call goodness or virtue, involves a course of conduct...success in the cosmic struggle for existence. In place usually records and emblazons deeds which it were better for humanity to forget, and holds up as heroes...
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A History of Hindu Civilisation During British Rule, Volume 1

Pramatha Nath Bose - Civilization, Hindu - 1894 - 322 pages
...London, p. 189). As Huxley has well put it.—"The practice of that which is ethically best, what we call goodness or virtue, involves a course of conduct...success in the cosmic struggle for existence. In place INTRODUCTION. usually records and emblazons deeds which it were better for humanity to forget, and...
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A Study of Ethical Principles

James Seth - Ethics - 1894 - 460 pages
...who are ethically the best ; " 1 how " the practice of that which is ethically the best — what we call goodness or virtue — involves a course of conduct...leads to success in the cosmic struggle for existence ; " how the history of civilisation is the record of " the steps by which men have succeeded in building...
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