Virtue Ethics / Edition 1

Virtue Ethics / Edition 1

by Stephen Darwall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631231145

ISBN-13: 9780631231141

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

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, this collection brings together

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Overview

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, this collection brings together classic and contemporary readings which define and advance the literature on virtue ethics.
  • Includes six essays which respond to the classic sources.
  • Includes a contemporary discussion on character and virtue by Gary Watson.
  • Includes classic essays by Aristotle, Francis Hutcheson and David Hume, and recent reactions to this work by philosophers including Philippa Foot, John McDowell, Alasdair MacIntyre, Annette Baier, Rosalind Hursthouse, and Michael Slote.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631231141
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Readings in Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
270
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements vi

Introduction 1

Part I Classical Sources 5

1 Aristotle From The Nicomachean Ethics 7

2 Francis Hutcheson From An Inquiry into the Original of Our Idea of Virtue 51

3 David Hume From Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals 63

Part II Contemporary Expressions 103

4 Philippa Foot Virtues and Vices 105

5 John McDowell Virtue and Reason 121

6 Alasdair MacIntyre The Nature of the Virtues 144

7 Annette Baier What Do women Want in a Moral Theory? 168

8 Rosalind Hursthouse Normative Virture Ethics 184

9 Michael Slote Agent-Based Virtue Ethics 203

Part III Contemporary Discussion 227

10 Gary Watson On the Primacy of Character 229

Index 251

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