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Virtue in Friends and Citizens

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/10.1093/0195093925.003.0009
Virtue in Friends and Citizens

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The value of personal relationships and of political involvement can be understood in virtue‐ethical terms, but it is not clear that a good friend who prefers his friends is morally superior to someone who is always impartial.

Keywords: friends; morality; personal relationships; virtue‐ethical

Chapter.  5840 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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