The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

The Principles of Moral and Political Philosophy

by William Paley, D. L. Le Mahieu
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0865973806

ISBN-13: 9780865973800

Pub. Date: 12/01/2002

Publisher: Liberty Fund, Incorporated

First published in 1785, this early foray into utilitarianism grounds a liberal social philosophy in theological principles, while retaining the paternalistic outlook of the aristocracy. Paley taught at Cambridge University. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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First published in 1785, this early foray into utilitarianism grounds a liberal social philosophy in theological principles, while retaining the paternalistic outlook of the aristocracy. Paley taught at Cambridge University. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865973800
Publisher:
Liberty Fund, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/01/2002
Pages:
525
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Preliminary considerations; 2. Moral obligation; 3. Relative duties, determinate and indeterminate; 4. Duties to ourselves; 5. Duties towards God; 6. Elements of political knowledge.

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