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PLAN OF THE WORK.

BOOK FIRST.
THEORETICAL ETHICS.
CHAPTER I.

OF THE ORIGIN of our NoTION of THE MoRAL QUALITY of Actions.

Section 1. Of moral law - - - - - 3 2. What is a moral action - - - - 6 3. In what part of an action do we discover its moral quality 11

4. Whence do we derive our notion of the moral quality of actions 14 CHAPTER II.

CoNscIENCE, or THE MoRAL SENSE.

Section 1. Is there a conscience - - - - 33 2. Of the manner in which the decision of conscience is expressed 38 3. The authority of conscience - - - 45 4. Law by which conscience is governed - - 59 5. Rules for moral conduct - - - - 68

CHAPTER III.

THE NATURE OF WIRTUE.

Section 1. Of virtue in general - - - - 75 2. Of virtue in imperfect beings - - - 79

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PLAN OF THE WORK.

BOOK FIRST.
THEORETICAL ETHICS.
CHAPTER I.

OF THE ORIGIN of our Notion of THE MoRAL QUALITY OF ACTIONs.

Section 1. Of moral law - - - - - 3 2. What is a moral action - - - 3. In what part of an action do we discover its moral quality 11

4. Whence do we derive our notion of the moral quality of actions 14 CHAPTER II.

CONscIENCE, or THE MoRAL SENSE.

Section 1. Is there a conscience - - - - 33 2. Of the manner in which the decision of conscience is expressed 38 3. The authority of conscience - - - 45 4. Law by which conscience is governed - - 59

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. Rules for moral conduct - - - - 68 CHAPTER III. THE NATURE of WIRTUE.

Section 1. Of virtue in general - - - - 75 2. Of virtue in imperfect beings - - - 79

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