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Unformatted text preview: intelligence, and the intensity of the professional life as a determinant for personal morality through a direct relation. The writers viewed duty in the financial sense to be synonymous with debt, and as a Chrisitan concept of a debt that one has not finished fulfilling or repaying. It is also closely related to obligation and benefits the one whom others are obligated to. Furthermore the fulfillment of this debt or obligation confers a value on the subject as inferred by the ethical manuals. The word value in fact appears more frequently than the word good, and both are to be interpreted in their spiritual sense, as opposed to their modern sense. For instance, the civilized mentality may perceive value or goods to mean articles of possession. However, these all are the principle notions of bourgeois morality and they are underlined by a monetary purpose....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course ARTL 100G taught by Professor Demers during the Fall '08 term at USC.
- Fall '08