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Definition of Coerciveness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Coerciveness
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1. Lectures on the Ethics of T.H. Green, Mr. Herbert Spencer, and J. Martineau by Henry Sidgwick (1902)
"But to this is added (2) the ' element of coerciveness.'l Spencer holds that this is imported by the association of strictly moral restraint with political, ..."
2. Introduction to Ethics by Frank Thilly (1900)
"But there is another element — the element of coerciveness. The sense of coerciveness or compulsion which the consciousness of duty includes, and which the ..."
3. English sanitary institutions: Reviewed in Their Course of Development, and by John Simon (1897)
"In an infinite majority of cases of local default, the amply sufficient coerciveness of a Central Office is the coerciveness of knowledge and public ..."
4. The Elements of Ethics by James Hervey Hyslop (1895)
"The sense of obligation, therefore, he holds is transitory, assuming that an ideal condition is possible or probable where coerciveness or the fear of ..."
5. The Beginnings of Ethics by Carroll Cutler (1889)
""The element of coerciveness" in the sense of duty " originates from experience of those several forms of restraint that have established themselves in the ..."
6. The Principles of Psychology by William James (1908)
"Of these the one which would be put first by most people, because it characterizes objects of sensation, is its— (1) coerciveness over attention, ..."
7. The Data of Ethics by Herbert Spencer (1882)
"... the religious must be added) have generated that sense of coerciveness which goes along with the thought of postponing present to future and personal ..."