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Extending the Account

Thomas Hurka

in Virtue, Vice, and Value

Published in print January 2001 | ISBN: 9780195137163
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833283 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195137167.003.0007
Extending the Account

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This chapter extends the recursive account by recognizing holistic virtues such as justice, which involve attitudes to holistic objects such as equal distributions or distributions in accordance with desert; agent‐relative virtues, such as loyalty and agent‐regret; and non‐consequentialist virtues, such as conscientiousness and other more specific deontological virtues.

Keywords: agent‐regret; agent‐relative; conscientiousness; desert; equality; holistic; justice; loyalty; vice; virtue

Chapter.  12055 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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