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action activity actual ancient animal Aristotle attainment Author become called character choice Christianity claim common complete conception conduct consciousness constitute course Crown 8vo distinction divine duty Edition element entire essential ethical evil evolution existence experience expression external fact feeling follow force freedom give Greek hand happiness Hedonism higher History human idea ideal Illustrations implies impulse individual intellectual interests interpretation judgments latter less live man's means measure mere merely metaphysical mind moral nature never object pain perfect personality philosophy physical pleasure political positive possible practical present principle problem Professor progress psychological question rational realisation reality reason reflection regard relation result scientific seems seen sense sensibility sentient social society soul sphere spirit theory things thought tion true truth ultimate unity universe virtue whole
Página 228 - With aching hands and bleeding feet We dig and heap, lay stone on stone ; We bear the burden and the heat Of the long day, and wish 'twere done. Not till the hours of light return, All we have built do we discern.
Página 403 - Social progress means a checking of the cosmic process at every step and the substitution for it of another, which may be called the ethical process; the end of which is not the survival of those who may happen to be the fittest, in respect of the whole of the conditions which obtain, but of those who are ethically the best.
Página 224 - Zwei Seelen wohnen, ach! in meiner Brust, Die eine will sich von der andern trennen; Die eine hält in derber Liebeslust Sich an die Welt mit klammernden Organen; Die andre hebt gewaltsam sich vom Dust Zu den Gefilden hoher Ahnen.
Página 95 - But there is no known Epicurean theory of life which does not assign to the pleasures of the intellect, of the feelings and imagination, and of the moral sentiments, a much higher value as pleasures than to those of mere sensation.
Página 93 - I must again repeat what the assailants of utilitarianism seldom have the justice to acknowledge, that the happiness which forms the utilitarian standard of what is right in conduct is not the agent's own happiness but that of all concerned. As between his own happiness and that of others, utilitarianism requires him to be as strictly impartial as a disinterested and benevolent spectator.