The Resource The nature of true virtue., With a foreword by William K. Frankena

The nature of true virtue., With a foreword by William K. Frankena

Label
The nature of true virtue.
Title
The nature of true virtue.
Statement of responsibility
With a foreword by William K. Frankena
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Like the great speculators Augustine, Aquinas, and Pascal, Jonathan Edwards treated religious ideas as problems not of dogma, but of life. His exploration of self-love disguised as "true virtue" is grounded in the hard facts of human behavior. More than a hell-fire preacher, more than a theologian, Edwards was a bold and independent philosopher. Nowhere is his force of mind more evident than in this book. He speaks as powerfully to us today as he did to the keenest minds of the eighteenth century
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1703-1758
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Edwards, Jonathan
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Ann Arbor paperbacks, AA37
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  • Virtue
  • Virtud
  • Vertus
  • Virtue
Label
The nature of true virtue., With a foreword by William K. Frankena
Link
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015005144624
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Showing wherein the essence of true virtue consists -- Showing how that love, wherein true virtue consists, respects the Divine Being and created things -- Concerning the secondary and inferior kind of beauty -- Of self-love, and its various influence, to cause love to others, or the contrary -- Of natural conscience, and the moral sense -- Of particular instincts of nature, which in some respects resemble virtue -- The reasons why those things that have been mentioned, which have not the essence of virtue, have yet by many been mistaken for true virtue -- In what respects virtue or moral good is founded in sentiment; and how far it is founded in the reason and nature of things
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 107 pages
Lccn
60001751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00373897
  • (OCoLC)ocm00373897
Label
The nature of true virtue., With a foreword by William K. Frankena
Link
http://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015005144624
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Showing wherein the essence of true virtue consists -- Showing how that love, wherein true virtue consists, respects the Divine Being and created things -- Concerning the secondary and inferior kind of beauty -- Of self-love, and its various influence, to cause love to others, or the contrary -- Of natural conscience, and the moral sense -- Of particular instincts of nature, which in some respects resemble virtue -- The reasons why those things that have been mentioned, which have not the essence of virtue, have yet by many been mistaken for true virtue -- In what respects virtue or moral good is founded in sentiment; and how far it is founded in the reason and nature of things
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiii, 107 pages
Lccn
60001751
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00373897
  • (OCoLC)ocm00373897

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