moral sense

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  • Moral sense — Moral Mor al, a. [F., fr. It. moralis, fr. mos, moris, manner, custom, habit, way of life, conduct.] 1. Relating to duty or obligation; pertaining to those intentions and actions of which right and wrong, virtue and vice, are predicated, or to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moral sense — Sense Sense, n. [L. sensus, from sentire, sensum, to perceive, to feel, from the same root as E. send; cf. OHG. sin sense, mind, sinnan to go, to journey, G. sinnen to meditate, to think: cf. F. sens. For the change of meaning cf. {See}, v. t.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • MORAL SENSE —         (англ.) нравстн. чувство. Философский энциклопедический словарь. М.: Советская энциклопедия. Гл. редакция: Л. Ф. Ильичёв, П. Н. Федосеев, С. М. Ковалёв, В. Г. Панов. 1983. MORAL SENSE …   Философская энциклопедия

  • moral sense — index conscience, responsibility (conscience) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Moral Sense —   [ mɔrel sens, englisch] der, moralischer Sinn, inneres moralisches Vermögen; wird von einigen britischen Philosophen des 18. Jahrhunderts (F. Hutcheson, D. Hume) als ein jedem Menschen innewohnendes gefühlsmäßiges Entscheidungskriterium für… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Moral Sense — Mo|ral Sense [ mɔrəl sɛns] der; <aus engl. moral sense »sittliches Empfinden«> Ansicht, dass dem Menschen ein moralisches Vermögen innewohnt, das ihn zu sittlich angemessenem Handeln befähigt (Philos.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • moral sense — noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person s thoughts and actions • Syn: ↑conscience, ↑scruples, ↑sense of right and wrong • Hypernyms: ↑ethical motive, ↑ethics, ↑morals, ↑morality …   Useful english dictionary

  • moral sense — the ability to determine the rightness or wrongness of actions. [1690 1700] * * * …   Universalium

  • moral sense — comprehension of what is and is not ethical …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moral sense — noun the ability to distinguish between right and wrong …   English new terms dictionary

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