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Morals and man in the social sciences.

J. V. Langmead Casserley

Morals and man in the social sciences.

by J. V. Langmead Casserley

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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York etc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian sociology.,
  • Social sciences.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 230 p.
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16316857M

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    is a science that seeks to know which actions should be done and which should be avoided. It is a practical science meant to be applied [3]. Accordingly, Islamic ethics or ‘ilm al-akhlaq is a science which deals with the ways to maintain virtues at their optimum level, i.e, to avoid wrongdoing and to do what is right and desirable [4].Cited by: 8. Social science is the branch of science devoted to the study of human societies and the relationships among individuals within those societies. The term was formerly used to refer to the field of sociology, the original "science of society", established in the 19th addition to sociology, it now encompasses a wide array of academic disciplines, including anthropology, archaeology.

    The science of morality may refer to various forms of ethical naturalism grounding morality in rational, empirical consideration of the natural world. It is sometimes framed as using the scientific approach to determine what is right and wrong, in contrast to the widespread belief that "science has nothing to say on the subject of human values". Jean-Jacques Rousseau () is the philosopher of the French revolution; he criticizes Hobbes for assuming that the human in the “state of nature has no idea of goodness; he must be naturally wicked; that he is vicious because he does not know virtue.”Rousseau assumes the opposite: in the natural state, humans have “uncorrupted morals“; not in the sense of a developed.


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