Ethics and Modern Thought

Ethics and Modern Thought

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In former times, nothing seemed more plausible and more certain than morality. It was a tower of strength, where men sought refuge in the midst of all the doubts and conflicts of life. This was especially the case during the Age of Enlightenment. Men were beginning to believe less absolutely in the religion handed down to them, but they clung all the more to morality. Metaphysical speculation and theoretical endeavours to reveal the innermost essence of things encountered growing opposition, yet morality was welcomed as something superior to all complications, and valuable to all. It was held to be the pivot of Archimedes, which gives stability to the whole of life.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.05mm | 127.01g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150778936X
  • 9781507789360

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