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Author Fordyce, David, 1711-1751.

Title The elements of moral philosophy, in three books with a brief account of the nature, progress, and origin of philosophy / David Fordyce ; edited with an introduction by Thomas Kennedy
Published Indianapolis : Liberty Fund, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 212 pages)
Series Natural law and enlightenment classics
Natural law and enlightenment classics.
Online library of liberty.
Contents Book I. Preliminaries -- Of man and his connections -- Of duty, or moral obligation -- Various hypotheses concerning moral obligation -- The final causes of our moral faculties of perception and affection -- Book II. The principal distinctions of duty or virtue -- Of man's duty to himself. Of the nature of good, and the chief good -- Duties to society : Filial and fraternal duty ; Concerning marriage ; Of parental duty ; Herile and servile duty ; Social duties of the private kind ; Social duties of the commercial kind ; Social duties of the political kind -- Duty to God -- Book III. Of practical ethics, or the culture of the mind -- Motives to virtue from personal happiness -- Motives to virtue from the being and providence of God -- Motive to virtue from immortality of the soul, etc. -- Conclusion -- A brief account of the nature, progress, and origin of philosophy
Notes Title from web site as viewed on 09/24/2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Conduct of life.
Philosophy -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Kennedy, Thomas D., 1955-
Liberty Fund.
ISBN 1614877963 (electronic bk.)
9781614877967 (electronic bk.)