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Back to the Classic Unitarian Writings  page A divinity school textbook addressing questions of ethics and morality.

A Manual of Moral Philosophy (1873)

Andrew Preston Peabody

CONTENTS

PREFACE

CHAPTER I. ACTION

CHAPTER II. THE SPRINGS OF ACTION

SECTION I. The Appetites

SECTION II. The Desires

SECTION III. The Affections

CHAPTER III. THE GOVERNING PRINCIPLES OF ACTION

CHAPTER IV. THE RIGHT

CHAPTER V. MEANS AND SOURCES OF KNOWLEDGE AS TO RIGHT AND WRONG

SECTION I. Conscience

SECTION II. Sources of Knowledge 1. Observation, Experience, and Tradition

SECTION III. Sources of Knowledge 2. Law

SECTION IV. Sources of Knowledge 3. Christianity

CHAPTER VI. RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS

CHAPTER VII. MOTIVE, PASSION, AND HABIT

CHAPTER VIII. VIRTUE, AND THE VIRTUES

CHAPTER IX. PRUDENCE; OR, DUTIES TO ONE'S SELF

SECTION I. Self-Preservation

SECTION II. The Attainment of Knowledge

SECTION III. Self-Control

SECTION IV. Moral Self-Culture

CHAPTER X. JUSTICE; OR, DUTIES TO ONE'S FELLOW-BEINGS

SECTION I. Duties to God

SECTION II. Duties of the Family

SECTION III. Veracity

SECTION IV. Honesty

SECTION V. Beneficence

 

CHAPTER XI. FORTITUDE; OR, DUTIES WITH REFERENCE TO UNAVOIDABLE EVILS AND SUFFERINGS

SECTION I. Patience

SECTION II. Submission

SECTION III. Courage

 

CHAPTER XII. ORDER; OR, DUTIES AS TO OBJECTS UNDER OUR OWN CONTROL

SECTION I. Time

SECTION II. Place

SECTION III. Measure

SECTION IV. Manners

SECTION V. Government

CHAPTER XIII. CASUISTRY

CHAPTER XIV. ANCIENT HISTORY OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY

CHAPTER XV. MODERN HISTORY OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY

 

 


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