The Elements of Morality: Including Polity

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Deighton, Bell & Company, 1864 - Conduct of life - 611 pages
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Contents

Rules necessary for the Peace
46
This view does not reject second 982 Supposed physiological ground
57
CHAPTER V
58
BOOK II
65
Many arise from confused Con
70
Right relatively used
71
Such Cases of Necessity are
87
DUTIES OF THE AFFECTIONS
100
181
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Gratitude is a Duty 185 Duty of Compassion
108
Objection
111
Hence Acts are a Discipline
113
Virtue tends to unite
114
CHAPTER VIII
117
Things indifferent diminish with
124
Interruption of Moral Pro gress
129
Rule
139
Repentance
146
Amendment
147
Prudence
151
Not valid as a Reason 274 Reverence due to Conscience 275 A good man is conscientious 276 Doubtful Conscience Good Con science
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DUTIES CONNECTED WITH TRUTH
154
Vanity Honour
157
Extorted Promises 293 Promise to Robbers
160
Should the Promise be given ? 295 Analogy of the Law 296 Lies
162
The Principle of Earnestness
163
Falsehoods under Convention 298 To be carefully limited 299 Lie to conceal a Secret 300 Lie to preserve a Mans Life 301 Lies of Necessity
164
Heroic Lies 303 Advocates Assertions
165
CHAPTER XVI
171
First to ones Self
178
330
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PAGE 345
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CHAPTER XIX
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In later times
205
THE RIGHTS OF MARRIAGE 373
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Perform Promises
217
There is a Higher Part of
223
CHAPTER XXIII
224
CHAPTER XI
230
Can never terminate
231
CHAPTER XII
237
BOOK III
251
Transgression
252
Temptation
253
Refers to a superior
254
Degrees of Guilt
255
Measure of Guilt
256
CHAPTER XIV
257
Death and Resurrection of Christ
260
OF CONSCIENCE 262 What is Conscience
262
Synteresis Syneidesis
263
Conscience the
264
Conscience the Witness
265
Conscience the Punisher
266
To act against Conscience
267
Is to act according to Conscience always right?
268
Conscience is to be enlightened
269
CHAPTER XV
271
DUTIES OF THE STATETHE CHURCH
275
Men to provide for their
276
CASES OF CONSCIENCE RESPECTING TRUTH 277 Cases of Conscience
277
Casuistry often suspected
278
A Case of Conscience means What ought I to
279
Interpretation of Promises
280
Erroneous Promises
281
Promises released by the Pro misee
282
Unlawful Promises
283
but the Rela tive Duty is violated
284
Promises which become un lawful
285
Which Promisee does not think unlawful
286
Electors Promise
287
Promise to a Representative
288
Promise to be kept after the immoral action
289
Contradictory Promises
290
Impossible Promises Moral
291
CARISTIAN PIETY
298
580
302
Sellers Concealments
305
The Alexandrian Merchant
306
Promise of Marriage
307
The unlawful Promise of Mar
308
CHAPTER XV
330
CHAPTER XVIII
337
May be unavoidable
343
Institution of Marriage to be upheld
344
Among the Romans
346
Provocation
348
Accessories 668 Duels
350
Punishment 670 Riot
351
CHAPTER III
352
Trespass 688 Dominium Eminens 689 Public Property
359
Res Nullius 691 Incorporeal Property
360
Feudal Services 693 Animalia ferę naturę
361
Treasure Trove
364
CHAPTER IV
365
riage
373
The Family
374
Jewish Marriage 724 Greek Marriage 725 Roman Marriage 726 English Marriage 727 Husband and Wife
375
Adultery 729 Rights over Children Roman Law 730 English
377
Rape and Seduction Roman
378
English
379
Inheritance 734 Testament Roman 735 This Right limited
380
Is universal though not uniform
382
Lawful Marriage
383
Implied Promise of Marriage
384
Roman Forms of Marriage 744 English Forms of Marriage 745 Religious Ceremony of Marriage 746 Divorce in Roman Law 747 Divorce in English...
386
CHAPTER VI
387
Justice assigns Rights according
388
THE RIGHTS OF THE PERSON
389
Natural Jus National Jus 766 Law leads to Morality 758 International
390
False Imprisonment
393
Other Classes of Rights
394
POLITY
399
Manslaughter 663 Murder
402
CHAPTER II
408
Pleasure c are various views 441 Definition of Pleasure
410
CHAPTER III
415
THE RIGHTS OF PROPERTY 673 Property is necessary
417
MORAL PRINCIPLES
419
CHAPTER IV
421
CHAPTER V
427
Is not annulled by one Breach 846 Import of this Doctrine
433
Greece and Rome
439
Legislative Body lish
444
CHAPTER VII
445
Morality points to Natural Re 466 Moral Ideas are the voice
460
Quiritarian Ownership 683 Title Conveyance Remedies
466
Testimony of Aylmer
467
Our bighest object is Intellec
470
Kinds of Electors of Members
473
DUTIES OF THE STATEJUSTICE AND TRUTH
479
CHAPTER XIII
494
It is possible that the King may 889 The Struggles of Parties in
498
Punishment of Adultery 983 May man marry his Deceased
500
CHAPTER XV
510
Weight of the Clergy
517
Regard for the Constitution
524
CHAPTER XVII
525
The Social Contract was ap 833 Example of such a Question
526
Texts explained
532
CHAPTER VIII
533
DUTIES
537
The Law of Nations
538
Provision for our Families
539
CHAPTER II
541
CHAPTER IX
546
INTERNATIONAL RIGHTS OF PROPERTY
548
Claims of Constitutions
549
Moral Rules are not the main
552
THE RIGITS OF CONTRACT 701 Contracts to be enforced
560
National Intercourse 1118 The Right of Legation
564
Promises and Contracts 703 Nude Pacts 704 Consideration 705 Duress 706 Contracts of Minors
565
Who may make Treaties ? 1124 Conventions Fodera 1125 Guarantee 1126 Intervention
566
Moral Progress of International
567
OF ENUMERATIONS AND CLASSIFICATIONS OF THE SPRINGS OF HUMAN ACTION
571
CHAPTER II
580
Marriage by Parental Autho
589
Answer
597
CHAPTER III
599
CHAPTER X
602
OF MITIGATIONS OF THE LAWS OF
605
The Objection
609
Meaning of an Oath to us 1
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Page 264 - Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
Page 444 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 262 - Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy: but I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you...
Page 295 - That they should seek the Lord, if haply they might feel after him, and find him, though he be not far from every one of us: For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his offspring.
Page 282 - One that ruleth well his own house, having his children in subjection with all gravity; (For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?) Not a novice, lest being lifted up with pride he fall into the condemnation of the devil.
Page 522 - Ye know that the princes of the Gentiles exercise dominion over them, and they that are great exercise authority upon them. But it shall not be so among you : but whosoever will be great among you, let him be your minister; and whosoever will be chief among -you, let him be your servant : even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.
Page 274 - MASTERS, give unto your servants that which is just and equal ; knowing that ye also have a Master in heaven.
Page 260 - Thou shalt not covet'; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.' '"Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
Page 270 - For God is not unrighteous to forget your work and labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have ministered to the saints, and do minister.
Page 305 - These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

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