Elements Of Ethical Science; A Manual For Teaching Secular Morality

Paperback | February 2, 2012

byJohn Ogden

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... plicity is almost sublime; and yet men will seek it in doctrines and schemes whose operations are complex and complicated, and necessarily more or less defective, simply because they are unnatural. CHAPTER XIV. Social And Commercial Relations And Duties. These may be considered a continuation of those relations and duties in the preceding chapter. Their differences is chiefly in their circumstances, and in their application. The closing thought of the last chapter carried out on a somewhat larger scale, that it may enter into all the ramifications of business and pleasure, will give us a theme worthy the most profound thought and contemplation, and every way appropriate for completing a system of moral culture, covering all the relations in the entire period of human life. The pleasure, however, is not the direct object, but is more the result of the right application of true principles of education and business; since, in all right methods, the influences bearing upon education or growth, are reflected in all legitimate directions, in the exact ratio of social needs. Among the first of these relations and duties may be mentioned the common matters of 1. Contracts and Agreements. These are of different varieties, arising out of the nature of the business and circumstances governing it, together with the circumstances and relations of the contracting parties, such as those existing between (a.) Employers and Laborers.--This relation, and consequent obligations and duties, arise from the mutual dependence of man upon his fellow, both for support and progress, each affording its modicum of needed opportunities for mutual benefits and pleasures, and for the exercise and cultivation of all those moral qualities and principles treated under "Ethical Attributes,...

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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. 1891. Excerpt: ... plicity is almost sublime; and yet men will seek it in doctrines and schemes whose operations are complex and complicated, and...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:February 2, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217947123

ISBN - 13:9780217947121

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