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UNDER OBLIGATION
MUST
EXIST
OBLIGATIONS
MORAL OBLIGATION
VALUE
POLITICAL OBLIGATION
DESERT
INTRINSICALLY VALUABLE
THEORY
WELL-BEING
CONDITION
PHILOSOPHY
RELATION
GROUND
DIVINE
FACULTY
CONTRACT
LDQUO
LIBERAL
PRIMA FACIE
CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATION
CONSIDERATION
BINDING
AFFIRMED
PERFORM
OBLIGATION
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Definitions

  1. An obligation is a requirement to take some course of action. (Web site)
  2. Obligation is a term by which we express a conception or idea which all men have, as is manifest from the universal language of men. (Web site)
  3. Obligation is a bond, or that which binds. (Web site)
  4. OBLIGATION - The requirement to do what is imposed by law, promise, or contract; a duty. (Web site)
  5. Bouyer [1976] E.C.R. 1497 where it was stated that the word "obligation" contained in Article 5(1) of the Convention " .

Under Obligation

  1. But I am not under obligation to will his actual enjoyment of blessedness until I have evidence of his virtue. (Web site)
  2. The good or blessedness is the thing, or end, we are under obligation to will. (Web site)
  3. Then no moral agent can affirm himself to be under obligation to perform an impossibility. (Web site)

Must

  1. An obligation to gratitude must be an obligation to will something to the benefactor.
  2. All obligation must respect the choice either of an end or of means. (Web site)
  3. The obligation must be founded in the intrinsic value of the good we are to will to them. (Web site)
  4. The governor and the subject must, therefore, be under reciprocal obligation, the one to govern, and the other to be governed, or to obey. (Web site)
  5. Whatever, then, imposes obligation must be an ultimate end. (Web site)

Exist

  1. Now, upon this theory, obligation cannot exist until virtue exists as its foundation. (Web site)
  2. But not everybody infers from this that political obligation does not exist. (Web site)

Obligations

  1. This can also be re-enforced from the assertion of Tosafot, Shabbat 3a that there is no obligation to separate Noachides from sin. (Web site)
  2. The obligation to deliver a land certificate with no exclusion of indemnity is a clients’ obligation.
  3. More from Law Encyclopedia Word Tutor information about obligation Copyright © 2004-present by eSpindle Learning, a 501(c) nonprofit organization.
  4. The message is clear -- even if courts can't stop juries from nullifying, they are under no legal obligation to help juries exercise the power.

Moral Obligation

  1. Virtue consists in a compliance with moral obligation. (Web site)
  2. But if goodness or merit can impose moral obligation to will, it must be an obligation to will itself as an ultimate end. (Web site)
  3. If, therefore, the goodness of God be the reason, or foundation of moral obligation, then the goodness of God is the ultimate end to be intended. (Web site)
  4. It is agreed that moral obligation, and the ideas of right and wrong respect, directly, intentions only. (Web site)
  5. In short, it is the faculty that intuits moral relations and affirms moral obligation to act in conformity with perceived moral relations. (Web site)

Value

  1. Obligation to choose means is founded in the value of the end. (Web site)
  2. The obligation is, and must be, founded in the intrinsic value of the end, and conditionated upon the perceived relation of the object to the end. (Web site)
  3. Were it not for the intrinsic value of their good, we should no sooner affirm obligation to will good to them than evil. (Web site)
  4. But obligation to will an ultimate end cannot possibly be founded in anything else than the intrinsic value of the end. (Web site)
  5. The intrinsic value of the end is the foundation of the obligation to choose both it and the necessary conditions and means of securing it. (Web site)

Political Obligation

  1. The demands of fairness thus yield political obligation. (Web site)
  2. One of the more interesting utilitarian accounts of political obligation is developed by R.M. Hare. (Web site)
  3. Theories of political obligation can be roughly divided into three camps: transactional accounts, natural duty, and associative theories. (Web site)
  4. If the answer is yes and the mere illegality of an act renders its performance prima facie morally wrong, then I am under a political obligation. (Web site)
  5. Plato's Crito is noteworthy not only as the first philosophical exploration of political obligation but also as the last to appear for centuries. (Web site)

Desert

  1. If merit or desert be a ground of obligation, then merit or desert ought to be chosen for its own sake. (Web site)
  2. Now, if desert or merit is a ground of obligation, then merit or desert must be the object of the intention. (Web site)

Intrinsically Valuable

  1. This end must be intrinsically valuable, for it is its intrinsic value that imposes obligation to will it. (Web site)
  2. Nothing, then, can be the foundation of moral obligation but that which is a good, or intrinsically valuable in itself. (Web site)
  3. The reason affirms the obligation to choose the intrinsically valuable for its own sake, and not because choosing it will secure it. (Web site)

Theory

  1. There is today a growing consensus to the effect that no theory of political obligation succeeds. (Web site)
  2. Deontology is "the theory of duty or moral obligation."[22] The philosopher Immanuel Kant formulated one influential deontological theory of law. (Web site)
  3. Indeed, a number of contemporary political philosophers deny that a satisfactory theory of political obligation either has been or can be devised. (Web site)

Well-Being

  1. I am, independently of my knowledge of his character, under obligation to will his highest well-being for its own sake. (Web site)
  2. I am under obligation to will the highest well-being of God and of the universe as an ultimate end, or for its own intrinsic value. (Web site)
  3. Our whole duty resolves itself into an obligation to will the highest good or well-being of God and of the universe as an ultimate end. (Web site)

Condition

  1. If these conditions have been satisfied then the letter of obligation is a classic one.
  2. Obligation in this form is universal and always a unit, and has always the same conditions. (Web site)

Philosophy

  1. Walker, A., `Political obligation and the argument from gratitude,' Philosophy &. (Web site)
  2. At the core of the associative approach is the idea is that political obligation is a form of non-voluntary obligation on a par with familial obligations. (Web site)
  3. Whether political obligation is the central or fundamental problem of political philosophy, as some have maintained (e.g., McPherson), may well be doubted. (Web site)

Relation

  1. He has complied with obligation in the relation he sustains. (Web site)
  2. The virtuous relation of benefactor modifies obligation, just as any other and every other form of virtue does, and in no other way.
  3. If not, then the relation cannot at all modify obligation. (Web site)

Ground

  1. For, be it remembered, no one thing can be a ground of obligation to choose any other thing, for its own sake. (Web site)
  2. The objector affirms that the relation of benefactor is a ground of obligation to put forth ultimate choice. (Web site)
  3. The inquiry before us is, what is the ground of obligation to put forth choice or intention. (Web site)

Divine

  1. Did we not assume the rectitude of the divine will, we could not affirm our obligation to receive it as a rule of duty. (Web site)
  2. But if he admits that the divine will is governed by the law of the divine intelligence, this is denying that his will is the foundation of moral obligation. (Web site)

Faculty

  1. This faculty supplies the chronological condition of the idea of the valuable, and hence of right and wrong, and of moral obligation. (Web site)
  2. Of right, considered as a faculty, and of the obligation thereto corresponding. (Web site)

Contract

  1. Currently obligation is used in reference to anything that an individual is required to do because of a promise, vow, oath, contract, or law.
  2. It ends possession, but not the obligation to pay rent under the contract, which could continue until the end of the lease term. (Web site)

Ldquo

  1. The basic word of Judaism is “obligation” or mitzvah. (Web site)
  2. Failing to do so is to fail to fulfill this “primary obligation” of autonomy. (Web site)

Liberal

  1. Therefore, the duty to promote justice only entails an obligation to obey liberal democracies. (Web site)
  2. Whether liberal democracy is a precondition of political obligation depends on which of the above theories we apply. (Web site)

Prima Facie

  1. If citizens do not have a prima facie obligation to obey the law, their government does not have a right to promulgate and enforce it (Simmons 1979: 195). (Web site)
  2. The advantage of Gilbert's position is that it avoids the problem of resolving the question of whether the obligation is prima facie or absolute. (Web site)

Contractual Obligation

  1. Part payments made in advance in purported performance of a contractual obligation are likewise made and accepted on an agreed, consensual basis.
  2. Bouyer that the "obligation" in Article 5(1) is the contractual obligation on which the claim is based.

Consideration

  1. An equitable obligation is a duty based on ethical or moral considerations.
  2. A natural obligation is a sufficient consideration for a new contract. (Web site)
  3. In all these cases there is a moral obligation founded upon an antecedent valuable consideration.

Binding

  1. A moral obligation is binding upon the conscience and is fair but is not necessarily enforceable in law.
  2. Like all genuine obligations, a political obligation has binding force — in this case, binding the obligated person to obey lawful commands. (Web site)

Affirmed

  1. Gratitude, when spoken of as a virtue and as that of which moral obligation can be affirmed, must be an act of will.
  2. This assumption is a condition of the obligation, and is naturally thought of when obligation to obey God is affirmed. (Web site)

Perform

  1. A legal obligation consists of two elements, namely the right of the creditor to claim performance and the duty of the debtor to perform accordingly. (Web site)
  2. Express or conventional obligations are those by which the obligor binds himself in express terms to perform his obligation. (Web site)

Obligation

  1. But it is said they can increase obligation to love God and holy beings. (Web site)
  2. The foundation of the obligation, being a truth of reason, needs not to be a matter of revelation. (Web site)
  3. Equity regards such a gift as performance of the obligation so the creditor cannot claim both the legacy and payment of the debt. (Web site)
  4. It is worth noting that Maimonides explicitly adopts a universalistic formulation of the obligation to love our Maker in his Sefer Hamitzvot, Aseh 3. (Web site)
  5. In contract law, accord and satisfaction is the purchase of the release from a debt obligation. (Web site)

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