moral qualities

  • 1 moral qualities — index character (personal quality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Moral character — or character is an evaluation of a particular individual s durable moral qualities. The concept of character can imply a variety of attributes including the existence or lack of virtues such as integrity, courage, fortitude, honesty, and loyalty …

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  • 3 Moral relativism — For other uses, see Relativism Moral relativism may be any of several descriptive, meta ethical, or normative positions. Each of them is concerned with the differences in moral judgments across different people and cultures: Descriptive… …

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  • 4 Moral influence theory of atonement — Part of a series on Atonement in Christianity Moral influence Recapitulation Substitutionary …

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  • 5 moral — 01. It is our [moral] responsibility as parents to provide the best possible opportunities for our children. 02. Living together before marriage is against her [morals], so she would never consider it. 03. Aesop s fables always had a [moral]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 6 Moral Theology — • Limited to those doctrines which discuss the relations of man and his free actions to God and his supernatural end, and propose the means instituted by God for the attainment of that end Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Moral Theology …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 7 Moral disengagement — is a term from social psychology for the process of convincing the self that ethical standards do not apply to oneself in a particular context, by separating moral reactions from inhumane conduct by disabling the mechanism of self… …

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  • 8 Moral perception — is a term used in ethics to denote the discernment of the morally salient qualities in particular situations. Moral perceptions are argued to be necessary to moral reasoning (see practical reason), the deliberation of what is the right thing to… …

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  • 9 moral community — A term used by Émile Durkheim to describe traditional rural communities, in contrast to cities. The moral community is characterized by social integration (extensive and intimate attachments) and by moral integration (a set of shared beliefs… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 10 Hume: moral and political philosophy — Rosalind Hursthouse INTRODUCTION Hume’s moral and political philosophy, like his epistemology and meta physics, originally appeared in A Treatise of Human Nature, (henceforth [7.1]), Book III of which, ‘Of Morals’, was published in 1740. He… …

    History of philosophy

  • 11 Socrates and the beginnings of moral philosophy — Hugh H.Benson INTRODUCTION Cicero in Tusculan Disputations famously tells us that Socrates first called philosophy down from the sky, set it in cities and even introduced it into homes, and compelled it to consider life and morals, good and evil …

    History of philosophy

  • 12 The Theory of Moral Sentiments — was written by Adam Smith in 1759. It provided the ethical, philosophical, psychological and methodological underpinnings to Smith s later works, including The Wealth of Nations (1776), A Treatise on Public Opulence (1764) (first published in… …

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  • 13 Good moral character — is a defined legal concept in United States law that details requirements for consideration for certain benefits or positions. The term is chiefly used by the federal government in immigration law, but it can also be a requirement for a… …

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  • 14 Secondary qualities — Secondary Sec ond*a*ry, a. [Cf. F. secondaire, L. secundaire. See {Second}, a.] 1. Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate. [1913 Webster] Wheresoever… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Zorrilla y Moral, José — Zor·ril·la y Mo·ral (zə rēʹə ēmə rälʹ, thō rēʹlyä ēmō rälʹ), José. 1817 1893. Spanish writer whose romantic works include the play Don Juan Tenorio (1844) and the unfinished narrative poem Granada (1852). * * * ▪ Spanish writer born Feb. 21, 1817 …

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  • 16 British moralists of the eighteenth century: Shaftesbury, Butler and Price — David McNaughton In this chapter I discuss the moral theories of three influential writers: Anthony Ashley Cooper, Third Earl of Shaftesbury (1671–1713); Joseph Butler (1692–1752) and Richard Price (1723–91). All three wrote extensively on issues …

    History of philosophy

  • 17 Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …

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  • 18 HEBREW LITERATURE, MODERN — definition and scope beginnings periodization …

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  • 19 character — char|ac|ter W1S1 [ˈkærıktə US ər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(all somebody s qualities)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(qualities of something)¦ 4¦(moral strength)¦ 5¦(interesting quality)¦ 6¦(reputation)¦ 7¦(letter/sign)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin:… …

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  • 20 PHILOSOPHY, JEWISH — This article is arranged according to the following outline: WHAT IS JEWISH PHILOSOPHY? recent histories of jewish philosophy biblical and rabbinic antecedents bible rabbinic literature hellenistic jewish philosophy philo of alexandria biblical… …

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