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Principles Of Ethics

   
   
   Contents
   

 

Preface

Chapter 1.

The first moral law

 

Article 1.

Moral law in general

 

Article 2.

The first moral law

 

Article 3.

The principle of ethics is placed in human beings by nature

 

Article 4.

The first moral law in itself and in its subject


Chapter 2

The idea of being as the supreme rule for judging about good in general

 

Article 1.

The nature of good

 

Article 2.

The nature of evil

 

Article 3.

The idea of being is the notion with which we make judgments about good in general 


Chapter 3

The idea of being as the principle of eudaimonology

 

Article 1

Definition of eudaimonology

 

Article 2

The idea of being is the principle of eudaimonology

 

Article 3

Subjective good

 

Article 4

The principle underlying eudaimonology

 

Article 5

The good of existence and the good of perfection

 

Article 6

The evil of deterioration and the evil of destruction

 

Article 7

Absolute good

 

Article 8

Happiness

 

Article 9

The dignity of the intelligent subject


Chapter 4

The idea of being as the principle of ethics

 

Article 1

Summary

 

Article 2

Objective good

 

Article 3

The relationship between objective and subjective good

 

Article 4

The relationship between objective and absolute good

 

Article 5

Objective good is the source of moral good, subjective good the source of good as well-being

 

Article 6

Moral good is the work of the will

 

Article 7

The order in moral good

 

Article 8

Morally good acts always have the good of intelligent being as their end, and tend to the absolute

 

Article 9

The twofold dignity of moral good

 

Article 10

Moral legislation expressed more perfectly


Chapter 5

The will as the cause of moral good and evil

 

Article 1

The nature of the will

 

Article 2

Free will reveals itself as human beings reflect;

 

Article 3

How actions and affections depend upon free will

 

Article 4

The principle of justice consists in ACKNOWLEDGING the being we know

 

Article 5

Truth is the principle of morality;

 

Article 6

How the force of obligation is made known within us

 

Article 7

An objection overcome;

 

Article 8

Corollaries about freedom of the will 


Chapter 6

The powers involved in moral acts

 

Article 1

Moral powers in themselves and by participation

 

Article 2

Moral intellect

 

Article 3

Moral reason

 

Article 4

Eudaimonological reason

 

Article 5

Practical reason

 

Article 6

Moral reason is the source of every law except the first

 

Article 7

The definition of conscience


Chapter 7

The two elements of moral acts

 

Article 1

Law and will as the two elements of moral acts

 

Article 2

The imputability of acts

 

Article 3

The distinction between sin and guilt

 

Article 4

Moral goodness is 'productive' and 'perfective'

 

Article 5

Gratitude

 

Article 6

Moral goodness as 'perfective'

 

Article 7

Duties with a corresponding right in those towards whom the duties are exercised

 

Article 8

Duties towards oneself


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