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How Should One Live? Essays on the Virtues

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ISBN-10: 0198752342

ISBN-13: 9780198752349

Edition: 1998 (Reprint)

Authors: Roger Crisp

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The last few years have seen a remarkable revival of interest in the virtues, which have regained their central role in moral philosophy. This thought-provoking new collection is a much-needed survey of virtue ethics and virtue theory. The specially commissioned articles by an international team of philosophers represent the state of the art in this subject and will set the agenda for future work in the area. The contributors--including Lawrence Blum, John Cottingham, Julia Driver, Rosalind Hursthouse, Terence Irwin, Susan Moller Okin, Onora O'Neill, Michael Slote, Michael Stocker, and David Wiggins--cover practical virtue ethics, ancient views of the virtues, impartiality and partiality,…    
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Book details

List price: $60.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/27/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Notes On Contributors
Modern Moral Philosophy and the Virtues
Normative Virtue Ethics Rosalind Hursthouse
The Virtues: Theory and Common Sense in Greek Philosophy
Partiality and the Virtues John Cottingham
Kant's Virtues
Virtue Ethics, Utilitarianism, and Symmetry
The Virtues and Human Nature
Natural and Artificial Virtues A Vindication of Hume's Scheme
Does Moral Virtue Constitute a Benefit to the Agent?
Deadly Vices?
How Emotions Reveal Value and Help Cure the Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories
Macintyre on Modernity and How It Has Marginalized the Virtues
Feminism, Moral Development, and the Virtues
Community and Virtue
Index