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Working Virtue: Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems

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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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199570867
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 8/1/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Edited by Rebecca L. Walker, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill , and Philip J. Ivanhoe, Reader-Professor of Philosophy City University of Hong Kong.
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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors     viii
Introduction   Rebecca L. Walker   Philip J. Ivanhoe     1
Caring as Relation and Virtue in Teaching   Nel Noddings     41
Professing Medicine, Virtue Based Ethics, and the Retrieval of Professionalism   Edmund D. Pellegrino     61
Doctoring and Self-Forgiveness   Jeffrey Blustein     87
Virtue Ethics as Professional Ethics: The Case of Psychiatry   Jennifer Radden     113
Trust, Suffering, and the Aesculapian Virtues   Annette C. Baier     135
Environmental Virtue Ethics   Rosalind Hursthouse     155
The Good Life for Non-Human Animals: What Virtue Requires of Humans   Rebecca L. Walker     173
Law, Morality, and Virtue   Peter Koller     191
Virtue Ethics, Role Ethics, and Business Ethics   Christine Swanton     207
Racial Virtues   Lawrence Blum     225
Virtue and a Warrior's Anger   Nancy Sherman     251
Famine, Affluence, and Virtue   Michael Slote     279
Filial Piety as a Virtue   Philip J. Ivanhoe     297
Index     313
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