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Leidhold, Wolfgang 1950-

Works: 27 works in 76 publications in 2 languages and 1,176 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Other, Creator, Editor
Classifications: BJ1005, 171.2
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wolfgang Leidhold
An inquiry into the original of our ideas of beauty and virtue : in two treatises by Francis Hutcheson( Book )
20 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Inquiry was written as a critical response to the work of Bernard Mandeville and as a defense of the ideas of Anthony Ashley Cooper, Lord Shaftesbury. It consists of two treatises exploring our aesthetic and our moral abilities. The first treatise argues that human beings possess a natural internal sense of beauty, whereas the second focuses on the "moral sense" that enables us to distinguish virtue from vice and thus to act from moral love or "benevolence.""--BOOK JACKET
Ethik und Politik bei Francis Hutcheson by Wolfgang Leidhold( Book )
9 editions published between 1981 and 1985 in German and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Südsee--Inselwelt im Umbruch : Einzelstaatlicher und regionaler Wandel im Südpazifik by Friedrich von Krosigk( Book )
8 editions published in 1988 in German and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eine Untersuchung über den Ursprung unserer Ideen von Schönheit und Tugend : über moralisch Gutes und Schlechtes by Francis Hutcheson( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Politische Philosophie by Wolfgang Leidhold( Book )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Krise unter dem Kreuz des Südens : die Pazifische Inselregion und die internationale Sicherheit by Wolfgang Leidhold( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gottes Gegenwart : zur Logik der religiösen Erfahrung by Wolfgang Leidhold( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Politik und Politeia : Formen und Probleme politischer Ordnung : Festgabe für Jürgen Gebhardt zum 65. Geburtstag ( Book )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Demokratie - Chancen und Herausforderungen im 21. Jahrhundert ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wählermobilisierungsstrategien von Hispanics in den US-Präsidentschaftswahlkämpfen der Jahre 2000 - 2008 by Simone Pott( )
1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Governance der Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft by Andreas Kohlmann( )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Organisationskultur und Genossenschaften. Unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Genossenschaftsgründers Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen und seines Werkes by Erwin Kubitza( )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stadtreligion Frankfurt Babylon by Wolfgang Nethöfel( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pacific Island region and international security by Wolfgang Leidhold( Book )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diskurs ELSA: Biotechnologie im Wertewandel : Schlussbericht by Wolfgang Leidhold( )
2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sicherheitspolitische Probleme der Pazifischen Inselregion by Wolfgang Leidhold( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Politische theorien der gegenwart : band I by Wolfgang Leidhold( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An inquiry into the original of our ideas of beauty and virtue by Francis Hutcheson( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
There is no part of philosophy of more importance, than a just knowledge of human nature, and its various powers and dispositions. Our late inquires have been very much employed about our understanding, and the several methods of obtaining truth. We generally acknowledge, that the Importance of any truth is nothing else than its moment, or efficacy to make men happy, or to give them the greatest and most lasting pleasure; and wisdom denotes only a capacity of pursuing this end by the best means. It must surely then be of the greatest importance, to have distinct conceptions of this end itself, as well as of the means necessary to obtain it; that we may find out which are the greatest and most lasting pleasures, and not employ our reason, after all our laborious Improvements of it, in trifling pursuits. It is to be feared indeed, that most of our studies, without this inquiry will be of very little use to us; for they seem to have scarce any other tendency than to lead us into speculative knowledge itself. Nor are we distinctly told how it is that knowledge, or truth, is pleasant to us. This consideration put the author of the following papers upon inquiring into the various pleasures which human nature is capable of receiving. We shall generally find in our modern philosophic writings, nothing farther on this head, than some bare division of them into sensible, and rational, and some trite commonplace arguments to prove the latter more valuable than the former. Our sensible pleasures are slightly passed over, and explained only by some instances in tastes, smells, sounds, or such like, which men of any tolerable reflection generally look upon as very trifling satisfactions. Our rational pleasures have had much the same kind of treatment. We are seldom taught any other notion of rational pleasure than that which we have upon reflecting on our possession, or claim to those objects, which may be occasions of pleasure. Such objects we call advantageous; but advantage, or interest, cannot be distinctly concerned, till we know what those pleasures are which advantageous objects are apt to excite; and what senses or powers of perception we have with respect to such objects. We may perhaps find such an inquiry of more importance in morals, to prove what we call the reality of virtue, or that it is the surest happiness of the agent, than one would at first imagine. In reflecting upon our external senses, we plainly see, that our perceptions of pleasure, or pain, do not depend directly on our will. Objects do not please us, according as we incline they should. The presence of some objects necessarily pleases us, and the presence of others as necessarily displeases us. Nor can we by our will, any otherwise procure pleasure, or avoid pain, than by procuring the former kind of objects, and avoiding the latter. By the very frame of our nature the one is made the occasion of delight, and the other of dissatisfaction. The same observation will hold in all our other pleasures and pains. In the later editions of this volume, what alterations are made, are partly owing to the objections of some gentlemen, who wrote very keenly against several principles in this book. The author was convinced of some inaccurate expressions, which are now altered; and some arguments, he hopes, are now made clearer: but he has not yet seen cause to renounce any of the principles maintained in it. Nor is there any thing of consequence added, except in Sect. II. of Treatise 2nd (see record); and the same reasoning is found in Sect. I. of the essay on the passions (see record). In this Edition there are additions interspersed, to prevent objections which have been published against this scheme by several authors; and some mathematical expressions are left out, which, upon second thoughts, appeared useless, and were disagreeable to some readers.--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2008 APA, all rights reserved)
The Weak Link: European Union-United Nations Cooperation and Effective Multilateralism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East by Daniele Marchesi( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sintaktikon : Simulation internationaler Aktionen und Konflikte ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Leidhold, W.
Leidhold, Wolfgang.
German (46)
English (23)