Working Virtue: Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

Working Virtue: Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

by Rebecca L. Walker
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0199271658

ISBN-13: 9780199271658

Pub. Date: 03/01/2007

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Working Virtue is the first substantial collective study of virtue theory and contemporary moral problems. Leading figures in ethical theory and applied ethics discuss topics in bioethics, professional ethics, ethics of the family, law, interpersonal ethics, and the emotions.

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Working Virtue is the first substantial collective study of virtue theory and contemporary moral problems. Leading figures in ethical theory and applied ethics discuss topics in bioethics, professional ethics, ethics of the family, law, interpersonal ethics, and the emotions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199271658
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
03/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Rebecca L. Walker and Philip J. Ivanhoe
2. Caring as Relation and Virtue in Teaching, Nel Noddings
3. Professing Medicine, Virtue Based Ethics and the Retrieval of Professionalism, Edmund D. Pellegrino
4. Doctoring and Self-Forgiveness, Jeffrey Blustein
5. Virtue Ethics as Professional Ethics: The Case of Psychiatry, Jennifer Radden
6. Trust, Suffering, and the Aesculapian Virtues, Annette C. Baier
7. Environmental Virtue Ethics, Rosalind Hursthouse
8. The Good Life for Nonhuman Animals: What Virtue Requires of Humans, Rebecca L. Walker
9. Law, Morality, and Virtue, Peter Koller
10. Virtue Ethics, Role Ethics, and Business Ethics, Christine Swanton
11. Racial Virtues, Lawrence Blum
12. Virtue and a Warrior's Anger, Nancy Sherman
13. Famine, Affluence and Virtue, Michael Slote
14. Filial Piety as a Virtue, Philip J. Ivanhoe

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