The Conduct of Life

By Benedetto Croce; Arthur Livingston | Go to book overview

Contents
PAGE
Author's Prefacev
Translator's Noteix
I. Types of Failure3
II. Sins of Thought11
III. Attachment to Things19
IV. Religion and Peace of Mind27
V. Our Dead34
VI. Sex39
VII. Forgiving and Forgetting46
VIII. On Telling the Truth52
IX. Predisposition to Evil62
X. Nefarious Professions79
XI. Gratitude and Merit84
XII. "Heart" and "Reason"92
XIII. Compassion and Justice101
XIV. Toil and Pain106
XV. Imagination and the Escape from Reality113
XVI. Beyond Life124
XVII. The Joy of Evil128
XVIII. Virtue and Compromise139
XIX. Faith and Abstention from Thought146
XX. Humility150
XXI. A Word for Imperfection156
XXII. The Individual, Grace and Providence164
XXIII. Providence170
XXIV. Responsibility176
XXV. Hope and Fear184
XXVI. Objects of Worship189
XXVII. Perfection and Imperfection196

-xiii-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
The Conduct of Life
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Author's Preface v
  • Translator's Note ix
  • Contents xiii
  • I - Types of Failure 3
  • II - Sins of Thought 11
  • III - Attachment to Things 19
  • IV - Religion and Peace of Mind 27
  • V - Our Dead 34
  • VI - Sex 39
  • VII - Forgiving and Forgetting 46
  • VIII - On Telling the Truth 52
  • IX - Predisposition to Evil 62
  • X - Nefarious Professions 79
  • XI - Gratitude Add Merit 84
  • XII - "Heart" and "Reason" 92
  • XIII - Compassion and Justice 101
  • XIV - Toil and Pain 106
  • XV - Imagination and the Escape from Reality 113
  • XVI - Beyond Life 124
  • XVII - The Joy of Evil 128
  • XVIII - Virtue and Compromise 139
  • XIX - Faith and Abstention from Thought 146
  • XX - Humility 150
  • XXI - A Word for Imperfection 156
  • XXII - The Individual, Grace and Providence 164
  • XXIII - Providence 170
  • XXIV - Responsibility 176
  • XXV - Hope and Fear 184
  • XXVI - Objects of Worship 189
  • XXVII - Perfection and Imperfection 196
  • XXVIII - Innocence and Knowledge 208
  • XXIX - The Value of Example 217
  • XXX - The House Divided Against Itself 226
  • XXXI - Specialisation and Intolerance 232
  • XXXII - Indifference to Public Affairs 237
  • XXXIII - Political Honesty. 249
  • XXXIV - Disgust for Politics 255
  • XXXV - The Cravenness of States 262
  • XXXVI - The State an Ethical Institution 269
  • XXXVII - Rational and Irrational Institutions 277
  • XXXVIII - Social Programmes and Practical Reality 285
  • XXXIX - "Intellectuality" and "Intellectuals" 292
  • XL - The Non-Philospher 298
  • XLI - The Impenetrability of Consciousness 302
  • XLII - Beatitude and Yearning for Repose 313
  • XLIII - The Religious Spirit 320
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
/ 326

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Author Advanced search

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.