Values and virtues : Aristotelianism in contemporary ethics / edited by Timothy Chappell.
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|Subject:||Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics. English.
Aristote. Éthique à Nicomaque.
Morale > 20e siècle.
Morale > 21e siècle.
- ISBN: 0191537594
- ISBN: 9781435618213
- ISBN: 1435618211
- ISBN: 9780191537592
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (ix, 299 pages).
- Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; 2006.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-296) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Modern virtue ethics / Christopher Miles Coope -- The admirable life and the desirable life / Linda Zagzebski -- Virtue and rights in Aristotle's best regime / Fred D. Miller, Jun. -- The virtues and vices of virtue jurisprudence / R.A. Duff -- Habituation as mimesis / Hallvard J. Fossheim -- Moral incompetence / Adam Morton -- The variety of life and the unity of practical wisdom / Timothy Chappell -- Moral sense and virtue in Hume's ethics / Paul Russell -- Con Nietzsche be both an existentialist and a virtue ethicist? / Christine Swanton -- Manners, morals, and practical wisdom / Karen Stohr -- The hardboiled detective as moralist : ethics in crime fiction / Sandrine Berges -- 'Like the bloom on youths' : how pleasure completes our lives / Johan Brannmark -- Mixed determinates : pleasure, good, and truth / Theodore Scaltsas -- Three dogmas of desire / Talbot Brewer.
|Summary:|| After 25 centuries, Aristotle's influence on our society's moral thinking remains profound and he continues to be a very important contributor to contemporary debates in philosophical ethics. This collection showcases some of the best new writing on the Aristotelian notion of virtue of character, which remains central to much of the most interesting work in ethical theory. - ;After 25 centuries, Aristotle's influence on our society's moral thinking remains profound even when subterranean. Typical members of our society can often be made to see that their moral thought and action are, in crucia.
|Source of Description Note:|| Print version record.