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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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Enlightened Republicanism: A Study of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia

David Tucker - 2008 - 159 páginas
...means of obtaining our ends." Thus reason was only instrumental and, as Hume put it, "is and ought to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend...to any other office than to serve and obey them." The passions or desires thus aspired to the throne from which reason had been forced. We might even...
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Knowledge, Reason, and Taste: Kant's Response to Hume

Paul Guyer - 2008 - 267 páginas
...means for the realization of ends that are set by desire alone. Thus, "Reason is, and ought to be only the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them" (Treatise, II.iii-3, 266), and "Tis not contrary to reason to prefer the destruction of the whole world...
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Professional Ethics Education: Studies in Compassionate Empathy

Bruce Maxwell - 2008 - 198 páginas
...Incidentally, it was on the basis of such observations that Hume memorably stated, "reason is [...] the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them".16 In sum, Hume's point was that descriptive-sounding moral judgements ("is" statements) do not...
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Critical Pedagogy and the Everyday Classroom

Tony Monchinski - 2008 - 227 páginas
...judgments. The Scottish Enlightenment thinker David Hume saw things the other way around, opining that "[r]eason is and ought only to be the slave of the passions ... to serve and obey them" (in Hauser, 2006: 24). Although they're usually juxtaposed as opposites,...
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The Riddle of Hume's Treatise: Skepticism, Naturalism, and Irreligion

Paul Russell - 2008 - 442 páginas
...ethical system (ie which is understood to be skeptical in character). In 2.3.3 ne argues, famously, that "reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions" (T, 2. 3. 3. 4/415). n It follows from this observation that it is an error to suppose that any "rational...
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