The Virtues: The Stanton Lectures 1973-74

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CUP Archive, Apr 21, 1977 - Philosophy - 173 pages
Discusses four cardinal virtues of prudence, justice, temperance, and courage, and the three theological virtues of faith, hope and charity. Claims moral precepts are absolute, utilitarianism is to be shunned, and sex apart from marriage is poison.
 

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Contents

Why Men Need the Virtues
1
not egoistic
8
an answer
12
needed in any largescale worthy enterprise
16
who lack faith cannot properly understand
21
special Divine intervention We can see this
26
error that there is no mental life between death
32
believing authoritative testimony that is
33
again should not cause us any real worry
64
obliged he is released 1 if the promisee releases
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for unreliability of these records would
68
having stings even though the use of this
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to how a solitary person could either exist or love
80
we shall
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duty to be extremely alert but there is no duty
134
only by making right choices then they need
150

in a Person is misconceived a mans trust cannot
37
truth in emergencies that tempt us to abandon it
43
individuals or for the human race is quite
48
Faith
157
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