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First page of a draft in author's hand of "Social Environment and Moral Progress".
Handwritten by author in English.
An original MS
Pages with text: 1
Transcriber: Catchpole, Caroline
Transcription date: July 13, 2012
Scrutiny: 15/01/2013 - Catchpole, Caroline;
Signed off: no
Social Environment and Moral Progress
Chapter I Introductory
Before entering the question of the relation of Morality to our existing Social Environment, it will be advisable to enquire what we mean by Moral Progress and what evidence there is that any such progress2 [one word crossed out illegible] has existed occurred in recent times, or even within the period of well established history.
By morals we mean Right conduct most [one word crossed out illegible] not only in our general and special immediate social relations but also in our relations dealings with society generally our fellow citizens and with the whole human race. It is based founded upon a the possession of clear ideas of as to what actions [one word crossed out illegible] are Right and what are Wrong, and regulating the [one word illegible] of our actions conduct by a constant reference to those ideas.
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2. "any such progress" written in left hand margin.
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