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Virtue Rules

Michael Slote

in From Morality to Virtue

Published in print August 1995 | ISBN: 9780195093926
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833689 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195093925.003.0006
Virtue Rules

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Virtue ethics allows general rules, and these can cover both perfect and imperfect duties in Kant's sense – though the concepts used are not the specifically moral notions of rightness and wrongness, but rather such notions as what is admirable/deplorable or counts as a virtue/vice.

Keywords: admirable; imperfect duties; Kant; perfect duties; rules; virtue

Chapter.  5645 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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