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An inquiry concerning virtue

An inquiry concerning virtue

in two discourses, viz., I. of virtue and the belief of a deity, II. of the obligations to virtue.

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Published by Printed for A. Bell ... E. Castle ... and S. Buckley ... in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virtue -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Religion -- Early works to 1800.,
  • Vice -- Early works to 1800.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreEarly works to 1800.
    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 193:5.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination199 p.
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16764558M

    While he discusses morality in Book 3 of his Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume's most mature, positive account of the moral sense is found in An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (). Adam Smith also advanced a form of moral sense theory in his The Theory of Moral Sentiments (). Smith focused less on a single faculty.   His first book, the ‘Inquiry concerning Virtue,’ was surreptitiously printed by Toland during his absence. No copy of this, if published, has been found. On 10 Nov. he became Earl of Shaftesbury upon his father's death. He attended the House of Lords regularly till William's death; but his health limited his participation in political.

    An inquiry concerning human understanding. A dissertation on the passions. An inquiry concerning the principles of morals. The natural history of religion Volume 2 of Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects, David Hume: Author: David Hume: Publisher: Bell and Bradfute, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Characteristicks of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times; An Inquiry Concerning Virtue, or Merit. the Moralists a Philosophical Rhapsody Volume 2: Shaftesbury Earl, Anthony Format: Pasta blanda.

    Summary. Of all the social virtues, justice is the one that has been most widely acclaimed. Whether the basis for this virtue is to be found in the order of nature or consists only in the formulations which have been developed in human minds is a question concerning which . His major work espousing a form of moral sense theory is An Inquiry Concerning Virtue, or Merit (first published in an unauthorized edition in ). Subsequently, Francis Hutcheson (–) developed a version of moral sense theory.


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An inquiry concerning virtue or merit Paperback – Aug by Anthony Ashley Cooper Earl Shaftesbury (Creator). An Inquiry Concerning Virtue of Merit (Classic Reprint) Paperback – J by Anthony Ashley Cooper (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Anthony Ashley Cooper.

Get this from a library. An inquiry concerning virtue, or merit. [Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury, Earl of; David Walford]. Virtue and Merit Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of Shaftesbury 1: What prompts this inquiry BOOK I What is virtue.

Part 1: Introductory Section 1: What prompts this inquiry Religion and virtue seem in many respects to be so nearly related that they are generally presumed to be inseparable companions. We are so willing to think well of their union. An inquiry concerning virtue or merit. by Anthony Ashley Cooper Earl of Shaftesbur Published by Carl Winter in by:   An inquiry concerning virtue: in two discourses, viz., I.

of virtue and the belief of a deity, II. of the obligations to virtue. Printed for A. Bell E. Castle and S. Buckley. An Inquiry Concerning Virtue, Or Merit Englische Schriftsteller aus dem Gebiet der Philosophie, Kulturgeschichte und Naturwissenschaft Philosophical classics, ISSN An inquiry concerning virtue or merit.

Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, ; Ruska, Julius Ferdinand, Publication date. Topics. Virtue. An Inquiry concerning Virtue or Merit.

23 those several superiors are not in their nature neces- sarily good, they rather take the name of Daemon 1. To believe therefore that everything is governed, ordered, or regulated for the best, by a designing prin- ciple or mind, necessarily good.

The subject of the Enquiry is the contributions that moral sense and reason make in our moral judgments. Hume claims that moral sense makes the ultimate distinction between vice and virtue, though both moral sense and reason play a role in our formation of moral judgments. As I've already noted, Shaftesbury's Inquiry concerning Virtue, or Merit first came out, in an unauthorized edition, in An official edition didn't appear untilwhen Shaftesbury included the Inquiry in his Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times, a three-volume set containing most of his previous writings and a new miscellaneous commentary.

"Treatise IV. Viz. An Inquiry Concerning Virtue, or Merit" published on by null. Genre/Form: Early works Early works to Additional Physical Format: Online version: Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, Earl of, Inquiry concerning virtue, in two discourses.

T HE question which first presents itself in an enquiry concerning BOOK I. CHAP. that taken together, constitute that mass of practical judgments to which we give the denomination of virtue.

Virtue may perhaps be defined, that species of operations of an intelligent being, which conduces to the benefit of intelligent beings in general. Title: An Inquiry Concerning Virtue or Merit Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Aug Publisher: Andesite Press Language: English.

Treatise I: An Inquiry Concerning Beauty, Order, &c p. 17 Section I. Concerning some Powers of Perception distinct from what is generally understood by Sensation.

Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals book. Read 63 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new volume in the Clarendon Hume s. an inquiry into the original of our ideas of beauty and virtue 1 Treatise I An Inquiry Concerning Beauty, Order, &c. 17 Treatise II An Inquiry Concerningthe Original of Our Ideas of Virtue or Moral Good 83 Textual Notes Index Book Description: Walters provides commentary on Diderot's translation of Shaftesbury'sAn Inquiry Concerning Virtue or Merit.

By comparing the translation and notes, he demonstrates the evolution of Diderot's thought and artistic skill, discusses the difference between theism and deism, the question of universal order, and compares atheism with free thought.

The following year Shaftesbury's An Inquiry Concerning Virtue () was published without his permission by the Deist John Toland. That year Shaftesbury's father, the second Earl, died, and.

An Inquiry Concerning Virtue or Merit by Anthony Ashley Cooper Shaftesbury,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.an inquiry into the original of our ideas of beauty and virtue 1.

Treatise I An Inquiry Concerning Beauty, Order, &c. 17; Treatise II An Inquiry Concerning the Original of Our Ideas of Virtue or Moral Good 83; Textual Notes ; Index Finally, in the two books which he wrote on the subject of religion, the implications with reference to morals are especially prominent.

The Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals was an attempt to place before the public in a more attractive style the materials that had been included in the third section of the Treatise of Human Nature.