Virtue, ethics

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Virtue Ethics collects, for the first time, the main classical sources and the central contemporary expressions ethics book virtue ethics approach to normative ethical theory. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, these readings are essential for anyone interested in normative theory.

Introduced by Stephen Darwall, this collection brings together classic and contemporary readings which define and /5(3). Virtue Ethics edited by Roger Crisp and Michael Slote is an installment in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy Series. The text includes Virtue collection of contemporary essays on the theme on virtue ethics.

The field of normative ethics is centered on questions of moral behavior.

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In particular, it is concerned with "ought-type" questions/5(5). Publisher description: Virtue ethics has emerged from a rich history, in which both Aristotle and Aquinas have played an important role, to ethics book one of the fastest-growing fields in contemporary ethics.

In this volume of newly commissioned essays, leading moral philosophers offer a comprehensive overview of virtue ethics. Book Description Explorations about and around the ethics of virtue dominated philosophical thinking in the ancient world, and recent moral philosophy has seen a massive revival of interest in virtue ethics as a rival to Kantian and utilitarian Virtue.

Book Description. This volume provides a clear and accessible overview of central concepts, positions, and arguments in virtue ethics today. Ethics book it focuses primarily on Aristotelian virtue ethics, it also includes discussion of ethics book forms of virtue ethics (sentimentalism and pluralism) and competing normative theories (consequentialism and deontology).

The second part develops a detailed account of Aristotelian eudaimonistic virtue ethics, which considers the virtuous agent to be an ideal and highlights the importance of.

Virtue Ethics collects, for the first time, the main classical sources and the central contemporary expressions of virtue ethics approach to normative ethical theory. Edited and introduced by Stephen Darwall, these readings are essential for anyone interested in normative theory.

Introduced by Stephen Darwall, Virtue collection brings together classic and contemporary reading/5(11). In this fresh evaluation of Western ethics, noted philosopher Richard Taylor argues that philosophy must return to the classical notion of virtue as the basis of ethics/5.

This volume brings together much of the most influential work undertaken in the field of virtue ethics over the last four decades.

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The ethics of virtue predominated in the ancient world, and recent moral philosophy has seen a revival of interest in virtue ethics as. For virtue ethics, this is the most Virtue book of the past few decades, and it is the most systematically worked out account of Neoaristotelian Virtue Ethics since its emergence in the early 20th century.

Rosalind Hursthouse offers an alternative to Kant's deontology or Bentham's by: Michael Slote is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland. He is the author of From Morality to Virtue, and is currently collaborating with Marcia Baron and Philip Pettit on a book. Book Description Using evidence from research with practitioners, integrated with wider material about virtue ethics in the helping professions, this book explores important types of virtue that are central to developing and sustaining excellence in social work.

In its final section, the book also explores new challenges and insights from psychology and potential future directions in virtue ethics. Virtue also includes chapter summaries and guides to Author: Nafsika Athanassoulis.

In this book, Arthur Keefer offers a new interpretation of the book of Proverbs from the standpoint of virtue ethics. Using an innovative method that bridges philosophy and biblical studies, he argues that much of the instruction within Proverbs meets the criteria for moral and theological virtue as set out in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and the works of St.

Thomas : Arthur Jan Keefer. The Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics (Cambridge Companions to Philosophy) by Daniel C. Russell Paperback $ Customers who bought this item also bought Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed.

“Virtue ethics” describes a certain philosophical approach to questions about morality. It is a way of thinking about ethics that is characteristic of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers, particularly Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.

What is 'virtue'. And how can we lead moral lives. Exploring how contemporary moral philosophy has led to a revival of interest in the concepts of 'virtue', 'character' and 'flourishing', this is an accessible and critical introduction to virtue ethics/5(3). Understanding Virtue Ethics is a well wri Virtue ethics, which has become one of the most important and stimulating areas of contemporary ethical theory, focuses upon the character of moral agents rather than on the moral status of their actions, or the consequences of those actions/5.

Book description. Virtue ethics has emerged as a distinct field within moral theory - whether as an alternative account of right action or as a conception of normativity which departs entirely from the obligatoriness of morality - and has proved itself invaluable to many aspects of contemporary applied ethics.

The virtue ethicist argues that what matters morally is not what we do at a time, but what we become over time. To the virtue ethicist it is the acquisition of a good character that is – or should be – our moral aim 3 Importantly the virtue ethicist rejects the idea that we should.

Buy Virtue Ethics (Oxford Readings in Philosophy) by Crisp, Roger, Slote, Michael (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Free UK delivery on eligible s: 4. Christine Swanton offers a new, comprehensive theory of virtue ethics which addresses the major concerns of modern ethical theory from a character-based perspective.

The book departs in significant ways from classical virtue ethics and neo-Aristotelianism, employing insights from Nietzsche and other sources, resulting in a highly distinctive and original brand of virtue ethics. The second part of the book discusses systematic approaches and major themes developed in virtue ethics.

These contributions are conceptual, empirical/applied or case studies. They offer insight into the different topics to which virtue ethics has been applied, and show how virtue ethics has influenced the various operational areas of firms.

To seek virtue for the sake of reward is to dig for iron with a spade of gold. – Ivan Panin Aristotelian Virtue Ethics Introduction Aristotle (– BC) was a scholar in disciplines such as ethics, metaphysics, biology and botany, among : Andrew Fisher, Mark Dimmock. This book offers a clear and systematic introduction to virtue ethics, a topic which has inspired one of the most interesting contemporary debates in ethical theory—the question of whether virtues can replace duties as the primary notion in ethical theory.

On Virtue Ethics is an exposition and defence of neo‐Aristotelian virtue ethics. The first part discusses the ways in which it can provide action guidance and action assessment, which are usually given by the v‐rules—rules generated from the names of the virtues and vices such as ‘Do what is honest’, ‘Do not do what is dishonest’.Author: Rosalind Hursthouse.

A summary of Part X (Section6) in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Nicomachean Ethics and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.

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Aristotle is the father of virtue ethics, and virtue ethics is hot. Yet Aristotle’s accounts of the individual virtues remain opaque, for most contemporary commentators of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics have focused upon other matters. By contrast, this book takes Aristotle’s detailed description of the individual virtues to be central to his ethical theory.

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This text provides general familiarization with the many different evaluative and. Aristotelian Virtue Ethics Introduction. Aristotle (– BC) was a scholar in disciplines such as ethics, metaphysics, biology and botany, among others.

It is fitting, therefore, that his moral philosophy is based around assessing the broad characters of human beings rather than assessing singular acts in : Andrew Fisher, Mark Dimmock. Virtue ethics is perhaps the most important development within late twentieth-century moral philosophy. Rosalind Hursthouse, who has made notable contributions to this development, now presents a full exposition and defence of her neo-Aristotelian version of virtue ethics.

She shows how virtue ethics can provide guidance for action, illuminate moral dilemmas, and bring out the moral 5/5(1).After Virtue is among the most important texts in the recent revival of virtue ethics.

The book was first published in and has since gone through two subsequent editions, which have added to, but not changed, the original by: Virtue ethics has emerged from a rich history, in which both Aristotle and Aquinas have played an important role, to become one of the fastest-growing fields in contemporary ethics.

In this volume of newly commissioned essays, leading moral philosophers offer a comprehensive overview of virtue ethics.