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The nature of true virtue.

Jonathan Edwards

The nature of true virtue.

by Jonathan Edwards

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Published by University of Michigan Press in [Ann Arbor] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virtue

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a foreword by William K. Frankena.
    SeriesAnn Arbor paperbacks, AA37
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1520 .E3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 107 p.
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5791400M
    LC Control Number60001751

    The Book of Virtue Good Company Associate with the wise and virtueous. Repent, Renounce and Reject Reject vice with all your heart. Renounce vice with all your heart. The Sun of Virtue is the true nature of all beings even if temporary clouds sometimes seem to obscure it. Take Refuge Pray silently to God to purify you. A Dissertation Concerning the Nature of True Virtue Jonathan EDWARDS ( - ) Disproportionately remembered as a hellfire-and-brimstone Puritan preacher on the basis of the excessively-anthologized "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God," Jonathan Edwards was a noted philosopher in the field of Aesthetics, or the metaphysics of Beauty.

    Benevolence is naturally and universally obligatory, and therefore must be virtue. The good of being is valuable, and therefore to will it must be virtue. To deny this is to talk stark nonsense. It is to deny that we are to treat things as they are, or according to the nature. Oxford University Press USA publishes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, children's books, business books, dictionaries, reference books.

    Virtue -- History of doctrines -- 18th century. Grace (Theology) -- History of doctrines -- 18th century. Nature of true virtue (Edwards, Jonathan) Grace (Theology) -- History of doctrines. Virtue -- History of doctrines. Edwards, Jonathan -- -- The nature of true virtue; Edwards, Jonathan (Theologe, -- ). -- Nature of true.   Listen to Dissertation Concerning the Nature of True Virtue audiobook by Jonathan Edwards. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!


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The summary of the book for those versed in virtue ethics is that Jonathan Edwards comes out as an agape-virtue ethicist. He thinks of the highest virtue of love ("The General nature of true virtue is love", p), which he does not name as agape, but that he does describe as unconditional love towards God, and then proceeding from this virtue, the true virtue of love of neighbor.4/5(8).

The summary of the book for those versed in virtue ethics is that Jonathan Edwards comes out as an agape-virtue ethicist. He thinks of the highest virtue of love ("The General nature of true virtue is love", p), which he does not name as agape, but that he does describe as unconditional love towards God, and then proceeding from this virtue, the true virtue of love of neighbor.4/5(8).

The summary of the book for those versed in virtue ethics is that Jonathan Edwards comes out as an agape-virtue ethicist. He thinks of the highest virtue of love ("The General nature of true virtue is love", p), which he does not name as agape, but that he does describe as unconditional love towards God, and then proceeding from this virtue, the true virtue of love of neighbor/5(7).

This work still has some profound insights, but it just isn't as cohesive and theology-molding as the The nature of true virtue. book. In this work, Edwards is basically arguing what is true virtue. He defines virtue as "the beauty of the qualities and exercises of the heart, or those actions which proceed from them" (2), and, "a ce.4/5.

His exploration of self-love disguised as true virtue is grounded in the hard facts of human behavior. More than a hellfire preacher, more than a theologian, Edwards was a bold and independent philosopher.

Nowhere is his force of mind more evident than in this : $ The first deals with the glory of God; this deals with what constitutes true virtue. It was written to expose the fallacies of other views of virtue which sought to define it without reference to God, but only to the goodness of man/5(7).

of true virtue. But that the nature of true virtue consists in a disposition to benevolence towards being in general; though from such a disposition may arise exercises of love to particular beings, as objects are presented and occasions arise. No wonder that he who is of a generally benevolent disposition, should be more disposed than another to.

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Modern theologian John Piper, who extensively studied the works of Edwards while at Seminary, credits the work with awakening in. The Nature of True Virtue, by Jonathan Edwards Why need to be publication The Nature Of True Virtue, By Jonathan Edwards Book is one of the simple sources to look for.

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In broadest terms, Duban's book is a demonstration of the persistence of Edwardsian thought in American high culture, and specifically in the writings of the James family.". The Nature of True Virtue is a surprising book to have come from the pen of this Puritan minister.

Its logic and tone are philosophical. Edwards means to base his discussion on principles that are "reasonable to be supposed." In this book, perhaps uniquely among his massive writings, Edwards quotes no biblical scripture.

Editions for The Nature of True Virtue: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in. Buy a cheap copy of The Nature of True Virtue book by Jonathan Edwards. A major work in moral philosophy by the noted Puritan divine Free shipping over $ The Nature of Virtue Jonathan Edwards Contents Chapter 1: What the essence of true virtue consists in1 Chapter 2: How the love that true virtue consists in relates to the Divine Being and created beings6 Chapter 3: Concerning the secondary and inferior kind of beauty10 Chapter 4: Self-love, and its power to create love or hatred towards others Buy The Nature of True Virtue by Edwards, Jonathan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. 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. 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.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Edwards, Jonathan, Nature of true virtue. [Ann Arbor] University of Michigan Press [] (OCoLC)On the Nature of True Virtue, published posthumously in Together these writings set out the principles of Edwards’ ethical reflections.

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