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Of all the social virtues

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Of all the  social virtues ,   justice is the one that has been most widely acclaimed. Whether the basis  for this virtue is to be found in the order of nature or consists only in the formulations which have  been developed in human minds is a question concerning which there has been considerable  disagreement. Hume begins the discussion by calling attention to the fact that justice has always  been regarded as something that is useful to human society. Whether this usefulness is the sole  factor that is responsible for the origin of justice is a matter that needs to be examined. It is likewise a  matter of dispute whether usefulness constitutes the sole foundation for the merit which has been  accorded to it. As an empiricist, Hume believes that any satisfactory answer to these questions must 
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