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consolations derived from a life of piety and virtue

Benjamin Mardon

consolations derived from a life of piety and virtue

exemplified in a discourse on the death of Mrs.Treacher ... delivered at Worship street chapel near Finsbury square.

by Benjamin Mardon

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Published by printed by Compton in London .
Written in English


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ContributionsTreacher.
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
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Why Does Bad Prosper. "In Fact Swift Wings are Mine" 2. Only the Good Have Power II. "Those Eminent Kings You See" 3. Good Rewarded, Bad Punished III.

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Legal efficacy or power; authority. A man administers the laws by virtue of commission. In virtue, in consequence; by the efficacy or authority. This they shall attain, partly in virtue of the promise of God, and partly in virtue of piety. Atterbury. From the author of How Proust Can Change Your Life, a delightful, truly consoling work that proves that philosophy can be a supreme source of help for our most painful everyday problems.

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About The Author Alain De Botton was born in Switzerland ineducated at Cambridge, and lives in London. He is the author of The Romantic Movement (Picador) and How Proust Can Change Your Life.

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According to Nussbaum, the first step in Aristotle's account of each virtue is: A. to isolate a sphere of human experience that is more or less universally shared. to give an analysis of the notion of "goodness." C. to survey the opinions of previous thinkers on the matter.

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