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" Maxima, 1, 207, 240, 301. to condemn that miserable so-called philosophy which tells us that "a physical sensibility has produced in us a love of pleasure and hatred of pain ; that pleasure and pain have at length produced and opened in all hearts the... "
De l'esprit; or, Essays on the mind. Transl. To Which are now prefixed, a ... - Page 180
by Claude Adrien Helvétius - 1807
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The Method of the Divine Government, Physical and Moral

James McCosh - Providence and government of God - 1851 - 512 pages
...so-called philosophy which tells us that "a physical sensibility has produced in us a love of pleasure and hatred of pain ; that pleasure and pain have at length...passions whence spring all our virtues and vices."* It is true that we must divide off, from our catalogue of human virtues, many actions which appear...
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the method of the divine government physical and moral

rev. james m'cosh - 1851
...so-called philosophy which tells us that "a physical sensibility has produced in us a love of pleasure and hatred of pain ; that pleasure and pain have at length...themselves, give birth to the passions whence spring ail our virtues and vices."* It is true that we must divide off. from our catalogue of human virtues,...
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Helvetius: His Life and Place in the History of Educational Thought

Ian Cumming - Social Science - 1998 - 260 pages
...sensation necessary to the preservation of the species, is engraven by Nature in a manner not to be erased; that a physical sensibility has produced in us a love...to the passions, whence spring all our virtues and vices.'1 The task of the legislator then was to discover the means of making men virtuous, and of causing...
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Moral Philosophy from Montaigne to Kant

J. B. Schneewind - History - 2003 - 666 pages
Originally issued as a two-volume edition in 1990, the anthology is now re-issued (with a new foreword) as a one-volume anthology. It is a companion to Schneewind's highly ...
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