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" Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them. "
History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century - Página 88
por Leslie Stephen - 1876
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An Intelligent Person's Guide to Christian Ethics

Alban McCoy - 2006 - 176 páginas
...can be traced back in its modem form to the Scottish philosopher, David Hume (1711-76), who held that Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the passions. . . . Reason of itself is utterly impotent in this particular.4 Its most widespread form was articulated...
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At the Speed of Light There is Only Illumination: A Reappraisal of Marshall ...

John George Moss, Linda M. Morra - 2004 - 261 páginas
...significance attached to these otherworldly destinations by having Hume's psychological imperative, "reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions" 23 inform Stephen's upside-down pilgrimage toward aesthetic beatitude. The inability to distinguish...
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Early Responses to Hume's Moral, Literary & Political Writings

James Fieser - 2005 - 819 páginas
...totally unknown to me.' Strictly speaking, there is no such thing as a combat between reason and passion. 'Reason is and ought only to be the slave of the passions,...to any other office than to serve and obey them.' 4 The phraseology is wantonly paradoxical in sound, because in his early treatise Hume aimed at being...
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If Only: How to Turn Regret Into Opportunity

Neal Roese, Ph.D. - 2005 - 256 páginas
...thought. That's what Freud argued. Earlier still, the British philosopher David Hume proclaimed that "reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the...to any other office than to serve and obey them." Even today most people assume that emotions cloud our mind and make us do things that are unwise, as...
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The Essential Mary Midgley

Mary Midgley - 2005 - 413 páginas
...we talk of the combat of passion and of reason', nonetheless fell into this trap when he added that 'reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the...to any other office than to serve and obey them'. Making these two abstractions into Employer and Employed is no better than setting them to fight it...
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In Defense of Natural Theology: A Post-Humean Assessment

James F. Sennett, Douglas Groothuis - 2005 - 336 páginas
...and the passions are not the sorts of mental entities that can oppose one another."11 Hume declares, "Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the...pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them" (THN 2.3.3, p. 415). Reason by itself cannot produce action, nor can it give rise to volition or prevent...
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Contemporary Issues in Management and Organisational Behaviour

Peter Murray, David Poole, Grant Jones - 2006 - 480 páginas
...rational-choice approach to the subject (Hanoch 2002). Scottish philosopher David Hume once wrote that 'Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the...pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them' (as quoted in Coleman 2003, p. 141). In other words, emotions motivate us and often bring us into an...
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Ethics Done Right: Practical Reasoning as a Foundation for Moral Theory

Elijah Millgram - 2005 - 344 páginas
...That means that I will be focusing on the discussion surrounding Hume's well-known pronouncement that "reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the...pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them."3 The instrumentalist appropriation of the battle cry, "Reason is the slave of the passions,"...
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The Philosophy of Desire in the Buddhist Pali Canon

David Webster - 2005 - 267 páginas
...But reason should not, indeed cannot, hope to be the element that selects what we want. As he states: Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions,...pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them.61 Reason here is not the driving force; it is, as I have heard some call it, 'a gun for hire'....
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On Desire: Why We Want What We Want

William B. Irvine - 2005 - 336 páginas
...wrote, "We speak not strictly and philosophically when we talk of the combat of passion and of reason. Reason is, and ought only to be, the slave of the...pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them."50 According to Hume, reason is capable of telling us that if we do X, Y will result. It is incapable...
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