Virtue Ethics / Edition 1

Virtue Ethics / Edition 1

by Roger Crisp, Michael Slote
     
 

This volume brings together much of the strongest and most influential work undertaken in the field of virtue ethics over the last four decades. Divided into four sections, it includes articles critical of other traditions; early attempts to offer a positive vision of virtue ethics; some later criticisms of the revival of virtue ethics; and, finally, some recent, more… See more details below

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This volume brings together much of the strongest and most influential work undertaken in the field of virtue ethics over the last four decades. Divided into four sections, it includes articles critical of other traditions; early attempts to offer a positive vision of virtue ethics; some later criticisms of the revival of virtue ethics; and, finally, some recent, more theoretically ambitious essays in virtue ethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198751885
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Oxford Readings in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
296
Sales rank:
1,115,665
Product dimensions:
7.94(w) x 5.31(h) x 0.62(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Roger Crisp and Michael Slote
1. Modern Moral Philosophy, G. E. M. Anscombe
2. Morality, the Peculiar Institution, Bernard Williams
3. The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories, Michael Stocker
4. Moral Saints, Susan Wolf
5. The Sovereignty of Good Over Other Concepts, Iris Murdoch
6. The Nature of the Virtues, Alasdair MacIntyre
7. Virtue and Reason, John McDowell
8. Virtues and Vices, Philippa Foot
9. The Misfortunes of Virtue, Jerome B. Schneewind
10. On Some Vices of Virtue Ethics, Robert B. Louden
11. Virtue Theory and Abortion, Rosalind Hursthouse
12. Agent-Based Virtue Ethics, Michael Slote
13. What Do Women Want in a Moral Theory?, Annette Baier
Notes on Contributors
Bibliography
Index of Names

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