Modern Moral Philosophy and the Virtues

Roger Crisp

in How Should One Live?

Published in print March 1998 | ISBN: 9780198752349
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597251 | DOI:
 Modern Moral Philosophy and the Virtues

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Introduces a collection of specially commissioned articles on central topics in virtue ethics. Also provides an introduction to virtue ethics. The following topics are discussed: the ancient roots of virtue ethics; the nature of virtue ethics; the good of the virtuous agent; the demandingness of morality; universality tradition, and practice; community and gender; practical reason, moral knowledge, and moral education.

Keywords: ancient ethics; demandingness; moral knowledge; practical reason; virtue; virtue ethics

Chapter.  7651 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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