Cultivating Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Theology, and Psychology

Cultivating Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Theology, and Psychology

by Nancy E. Snow (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9780199967445
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 12/12/2014
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Nancy E. Snow is Professor of Philosophy at University of Oklahoma. Her research interests are in virtue ethics and moral psychology. Her most recent book is Virtue Intelligence: An Empirically Grounded Theory (New York: Routledge, 2010).

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter One: Aristotle on Cultivating Virtue
Daniel C. Russell

Chapter Two: Mill, Moral Sentimentalism, and the Cultivation of Virtue
Julia Driver

Chapter Three: The Roots of Empathy
Michael Slote

Chapter Four: Kant on Virtue and the Virtues
Adam Cureton and Thomas Hill

Chapter Five: Cultivating Virtue: Two Problems for Virtue Ethics
Christine Swanton

Chapter Six: The Situationist Critique and Early Confucian Virtue Ethics
Edward Slingerland

Chapter Seven: It Takes a Metaphysics, Raising Virtuous Buddhists
Owen Flanagan

Chapter Eight: Islam and the Cultivation Of Character: Ibn Miskawayh's Synthesis and the Case of the Veil
Elizabeth M. Bucar

Chapter Nine: Frailty, Fragmentation, and Social Dependency in the Cultivation of Christian Virtue
Jennifer A. Herdt

Chapter Ten: The Co-Construction of Virtue: Epigenetics, Development and Culture
Darcia Narvaez

Chapter Eleven: The Development of Virtue: A Perspective from Developmental Psychology
Ross A. Thompson

Chapter Twelve: Psychological Science and the Nicomachean Ethics: Virtuous Actors, Agents, and Authors
Dan P. McAdams


Index

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