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Wooster Alumni Bulletin Volume 16 (Paperback) Loot Price: R466
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Wooster Alumni Bulletin Volume 16 (Paperback): College Of Wooster Alumni Association
Wooster Alumni Bulletin Volume 16 (Paperback): College Of Wooster Alumni Association

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Wooster Alumni Bulletin Volume 16 (Paperback)

College Of Wooster Alumni Association

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1902 Excerpt: ... In Chapter VI our author discusses "Moral Rules and Resolutions, ', This is one of the most valuable portions of the book. Pascal's critism of a too-elaborate and dishonest casuistry are well presented. The old complaint of the inadequacy of moral rules to changing circumstances is considered and the sensible view of Professor Seth is approved, that while moral rules may not be abandoned every rational being must seek the common "spirit of the laws, which in effect unifies and codifies them." Thus they become the "several paths toward some absolute good." Chapter VII "The Wider Ethical Unities," begins with a study of the general will in which its existence is maintained but not clearly defined. It closes with aspects of moral progress, of which a rather melancholy view is taken. The last chapter presents a "supplementary view of the State." Will rather than force is regarded as its basis. The modern state is distinguished from the ancient. Intervention is disallowed, though a body of sta'es may discipline one that is evil-minded. Parties and free criticisms are encouraged. On the whole the book is interesting and useful, but one could wish it more decided on many points. It points out more moral defects in the modern range of feeling than it provides remedies for. There is but one way to a universal and effective morality, individual or social, and that way receives scant attention from this author and from many another, the result not being favorable to that moral unity which conditions true social progress. Sylvester F. Scovel. The Repuelic Of Plato With Studies For Teachers. By William Lowe Bryan, Ph. D., and Charlotte Lowe Bryan, A. M. Pp. x: 516. fl.SS, The aim of this interesting book is to direct attention to "some of Plato's simple and central thoug...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: College Of Wooster Alumni Association
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-84964-7
Barcode: 9781153849647
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-153-84964-X

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