Old-fashioned Ethics and Common-sense Metaphysics: With Some of Their Applications

כריכה קדמית
Macmillan and Company, 1873 - 298 עמודים

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עמוד 100 - ... of any profession, but a general elegance of manners ; whereas, in a military man, you can commonly distinguish the brand of a soldier, I'homme d'epee.
עמוד 95 - ... that suicide is merely the product of the general condition of society, and that the individual felon only carries into effect what is a necessary consequence of preceding circumstances.
עמוד 174 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
עמוד 85 - In a given state of society, a certain number of persons must put an end to their own life. This is the general law; and the special question as to who shall commit the crime depends, of course, upon special laws; which, however, in their total action, must obey the large social law to which they are all subordinate.
עמוד 104 - The disciple is not above his master, nor the servant above his Lord. It is enough for the disciple that he be as his master, and the servant as his Lord...
עמוד 266 - Philosophy, and the epitome of all Laboratories and Observatories with their results, in his single head, — is but a Pair of Spectacles behind which there is no Eye.
עמוד 84 - There is a history in all men's lives, Figuring the nature of the times deceas'd : The which observ'd, a man may prophesy, With a near aim, of the main chance of things As yet not come to life ; which in their seeds, And weak beginnings, lie intreasured.
עמוד 90 - That when we perform an action, we perform it in consequence of some motive or motives ; that those motives are the results of some antecedents ; and that, therefore, if we are acquainted with the whole of the antecedents, and with all the laws of their movements, we could with unerring certainty predict the whole of their immediate results.
עמוד 264 - He burneth part thereof in the fire; with part thereof he eateth flesh; he roasteth roast, and is satisfied: yea, he warmeth himself, and saith, Aha, I am warm, I have seen the fire...
עמוד 162 - ... hydrogen ? What justification is there, then, for the assumption of the existence in the living matter of a something which has no representative, or correlative, in the not living matter which gave rise to it ? What better philosophical status has "vitality

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