Kantian Ethics and the Ethics of Evolution: A Critical Study

Williams and Norgate, 1881 - 111 páginas

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Página 86 - I believe that the experiences of utility organized and consolidated through all past generations of the human race, have been producing corresponding nervous modifications, which, by continued transmission and accumulation, have become in us certain faculties of moral intuition — certain emotions responding to right and wrong conduct, which have no apparent basis in the individual experiences of utility.
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Página 73 - I am struck with the fact that they are all characterized either by entire absence of the idea of causation, or by inadequate presence of it.
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Página 71 - These good and bad results cannot be accidental, but must be necessary consequences of the constitution of things ; and I conceive it to be the business of moral science to deduce, from the laws of life and the conditions of existence, what kinds of action necessarily tend to produce happiness, and what kinds to produce unhappiness. Having done this, its deductions are to be recognized as laws of conduct ; and are to be conformed to irrespective of a direct estimation of happiness or misery.
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