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A Theory Of Criticism Of Fiction In Its Moral Aspects According To Thomistic Principles

by Mary Gonzaga Udell

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages140
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Open LibraryOL11937918M
ISBN 101432597019
ISBN 109781432597016

MORALIST CRITICISM History of Moral Criticism Aspects of Moralist Criticism Began since B.C. 1. Literature that that is ethically sound and encourages virtue is praised. 2. Literature that misguides and/or corrupts is condemned The Great Greek Philosopher Plato argued that. people, according to the multiple parameters which affect their life today. Moral practice is part of a circular move-ment: general principles and rules are the result of experiences, of failures and unexpected outcomes of conduct; at the same time moral principles and rules regulate the moral conduct of people in a variety of situations. There File Size: 92KB.

nThe moral value of an act is determined by the consequencesof performing that act. –I.e., something externalto the act—what happensas a result of doing it. –Mill’sutilitarianism is a version of consequentialism. Non-consequentialist •The consequences of performing an act do not by themselves determineits moral Size: KB.   Moral Criticism 2. -Moral / philosophical critics believethat the larger purpose of literature isto teach morality and to probephilosophical issues. 3. The Bible The Christian Bible and any other religious ‘guide’ book is a form of Moral literature. 4. literature should combine Christian Bible“the sweet and theuseful,” mixing pleasureat.

[9] After giving this response to the issue, Aquinas answers briefly each of the three intro­ductory arguments. All of them tended to show that natural law has but one precept. To the first argument, based on the premises that law itself is a precept and that natural law is one, Aquinas answers that the many precepts of the natural law are unified in relation to the primary principle. A consequentialist moral theory is an action that is morally right if the consequences of the action is more favorable than unfavorable. Consequentialist principles require that we first take in effect both the good and bad consequences of any action and determine whether the total good outweighs the .


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A Theory Of Criticism Of Fiction In Its Moral Aspects According To Thomistic Principles by Mary Gonzaga Udell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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