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Elements of Ethics (Paperback) Loot Price: R471
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Elements of Ethics (Paperback): Noah K. Davis

Elements of Ethics (Paperback)

Noah K. Davis

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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.1900 Excerpt: ... munistic care for the nurture and education of offspring. Attempts to maintain such schemes in practical operation have hitherto failed. A discussion of socialism as to its economical value, and even as to its ethical worth, must be passed by with the general remark that the evils of society as actually constituted arise, not from contrived injustice, but from a lack of moral equipoise. In the ideal community, which moral culture seeks to attain, there would be no tolerated trespass upon the rights of even the humblest member; and in the absence of just cause of revolt, all would be content in the station determined by merit, by the relative value of services. Until this Utopia be realized, a more intelligent apprehension of the inseparable interests of capital and labor would conduce to greater harmony, to mutual respect, and to a wider recognition of reciprocal rights.1 Meantime, remedy against oppression by either party should be sought, not in turbulence and disorder, but in appeal to that which is set for the guardianship of rights, to the strong arm of the State. 1 "Voici une sage et belle devise: Prendre pour point de depart et pour point d'appui de tout progres le devoir du rich plutdt que le droit des pauvres; de sort que l'accord dut pu se faire entre les deux adversaires, a l'aide de quelque concessions, en somme assez peu douloureuses."--Revue des deux Mondes, 1883, p. 725. CHAPTER IV THE STATE 130. It is essential to any widely associated life of men that there should be definite and effective provision for the protection of rights. For in every community evil-doers, or at least doers disposed to trespass, are so many, active and strong, that its several members are not competent, without combination, to maintain intact their rightful li...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Noah K. Davis
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 102
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-4436-4
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > General
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LSN: 1-4590-4436-3
Barcode: 9781459044364

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