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Moral duty and improvement

Moral duty and improvement

a discourse delivered in Bucksport, Me., before Felicity Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, on the festival of St. John the Baptist, 24 June ... 1818

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Published by Printed by E. Goodale in Hallowell [Me.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • John the Baptist"s Day.,
  • Freemasonry -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mighill Blood.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 43397.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination20 p.
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17710071M

    3. But are Ross’s intuitions just a byproduct of his upbringing or culture? E. Criticisms of Ross’s Theory 4. Other objections: Is Ross’s list exhaustive, and is every category is really necessary? - Is self-improvement really a moral duty? (Perhaps I should develop my talents for pragmatic reasons, but is it really immoral for me not to?)File Size: KB. W. D. Ross's Moral Theory. Ross's criticisms of consequentialist moral theories: ethical egoism (the moral theory that says that an action is right if and only if it is in the long-term interests of the person who performs it): A "great part of duty" consists in respecting the rights and serving the interests of others "whatever the cost to ourselves may be.".

    VII.—: MORAL DUTY IS OF INDETERMINATE OBLIGATION, BUT THE JURIDICAL OFFICES ARE STRICT. VIII.—: EXPOSITION OF THE MORAL DUTIES AS DUTIES OF INDETERMINATE OBLIGATION. My own Perfection, as End and Duty. My Neighbour’s Happiness as End and Duty. IX.—: WHAT A MORAL DUTY (OR VIRTUOUS OFFICE) IS. Moral obligation is an obligation arising out of considerations of right and wrong. It is an obligation arising from ethical motives, or a mere conscientious duty, unconnected with any legal obligation, perfect or imperfect, or with the receipt of benefit by the promisor of a material or pecuniary nature.

    But I maintain that in such a case an action of this kind, however proper, however amiable it may be, has nevertheless no true moral worth, but is on a level with other inclinations, e. g., the inclination to honor, which, if it is happily directed to that which is in fact of public utility and accordant with duty and consequently honorable. Moral Obligations Essay Sample. Singer’s first objection is the difference between duty and charity. Singer’s point here is that it should be our duty as moral people to do the right thing no matter if it is an act of duty or an act of charity. An example of this distinction between act .


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