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Virtues and Vices

Bernard Gert

in Morality

Published in print February 2005 | ISBN: 9780195176896
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835300 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195176898.003.0011
 Virtues and Vices

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This chapter distinguishes between personality traits and character traits, and between moral virtues, personal virtues, and social virtues. It presents analyses of individual moral virtues, e.g., truthfulness, fairness, honesty, and kindness; and individual personal virtues, e.g., prudence, temperance, and courage. It also provides an account of humility and arrogance.

Keywords: personality traits; character traits; moral virtues; personal virtues; social virtues; fairness; kindness; courage; humility; arrogance

Chapter.  19282 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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