|Author:||More, Henry, 1614-1687.|
|Title:||An account of virtue, or, Dr. Henry More's abridgment of morals put into English.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
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An account of virtue, or, Dr. Henry More's abridgment of morals put into English.
More, Henry, 1614-1687., Southwell, Edward, 1671-1730.
London: Printed for Benj. Tooke, 1690.
|Alternate titles:||Enchiridion ethicum. English|
Translation of: Enchiridion ethicum.
"Advertisement" signed: K.W., [i.e. Edward Southwell] Cf. BM.
Errata: p. 
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Virtue -- Early works to 1800.
EXTRACT OF Dr. More's EPISTLE TO HIS READER.
The Heads of the following Chapters.
In the Second Book.
In the Third book.
AN ACCOUNT OF VIRTUE.
CHAP. I. What Ethicks or Morals are.
CHAP. II. Of the Parts of Ethicks, and of Hap∣piness.
CHAP. III. Of Virtue in general: and of Right Reason.
CHAP. IV. Certain Axioms or Intellectual Principles; into which almost all the Reasons of Morality may be reduced.
CHAP. V. To shew which are the Faculties whereby we do find and understand what is simply, and in its own nature good.
CHAP. VI. Of the Passions in general, and of the Helps they afford.
CHAP. VII. Of Passions properly so called, according to their kinds.
CHAP. VIII. The Ʋse and Interpretation of the Pos∣sions; and first of Admiration, with all in that Classis: and of the other five Primitive Passions.
CHAP. IX. The Ʋse and Interpretation of Love and Hatred; which are in the Second Classis.
CHAP. X. The Ʋse and Interpretation of the Passions of the Third Classis, which fall under the Head of Cupidity.
CHAP. XI. The Interpretation and Ʋse of Joy and Grief, which constitute the Fourth Classis.
CHAP. XII. That all Passions (properly so call'd) in themselves Good; and that from right Interpretation of them, 'tis ma∣fest, there is something Good and in its own Nature. And lastly, to what such Nature or Essence of Good a Bad can be.
CHAP. XIII. Of the other Passions, or Bodily Impressions.
THE SECOND BOOK
CHAP. I. Of the Number of the Primitive Virtues.
CHAP. II. Of Prudence, the first Primitive Virtue
CHAP. III. Of the other two Primitive Virtues, Sin∣cerity and Patience.
CHAP. IV. Of Justice in general: which is the first of the three principal Virtues, which are term'd Derivative.
CHAP. V. Of Piety.
CHAP. VI. Of Probity: Or of Justice, properly so called.
CHAP. VII. Of the other two principal Derivati Virtues, Fortitude and Temperance.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Reductive Virtues.
CHAP. IX. Of that Mediocrity, in which Vertue does consist: And of the true measure of such Mediocrity.
CHAP. X. Of Good Things, which are External.
THE THIRD BOOK.
CHAP. I. Of Free-Will.
CHAP. II. Two Principal Objections against Free-Will are Propos'd and Answer'd.
CHAP. III. Theorems, which are of general Ʋse, in the Acquiring of Virtues.
CHAP. IV. Things which contribute to the Attaining of the Primitive Virtues.
CHAP. V. How the Three Principal Derivative Virtues may be acquir'd.
CHAP. VI. Of Acquiring the Reductive Virtues; And first of those, which refer to Justice.
CHAP. VII. Of Acquiring those Virtues, which are re∣ferable to Fortitude.
CHAP. VIII. Of Acquiring those Virtues, which refer to Temperance; And about exciting the Divine Love.
CHAP. IX. Of the Acquisition of External Good.
CHAP. X. Of that Good, which is External, Supreme, and Eternal; according to the Mind of the Philosophers.