Before concluding this sketch of the development of English ethical thought from Hobbes to the thinkers of the 19th century, it will be well to notice briefly the views held by different moralists on the question of free-will, - so far, that is, as they have been put forward as ethically important.
The superiority of the Christian faith both philosophically and ethically is set forth, the chief stress being laid on monachism, with which heathen philosophy has nothing to compare.
Ethically, Hercules symbolizes the attainment of glory and immortality by toil and suffering.
Ethically it is the loftiest, and Isaac obtains his wealth simply through his successful farming.
3) is treated (a) ethically, as a day of judgment upon sin and pride (Amos v.