While the theory of virtue ethics was born with Plato and Aristotle, their theories
are not the only that are recognized. What virtue ethics refers to, rather, is a ...
Raising objections to other normative theories and defining itself in opposition to
the claims of others, was the ...
Virtue Ethics (or Virtue Theory) is an approach to Ethics that emphasizes an
individual's character as the key element of ethical thinking, rather than rules
Here is the horse's mouth himself, Aristotle, discussing the nature of moral virtue,
in Book II of the Nicomachean Ethics. I have added some lecture notes from the ...
Jul 18, 2003 ... Interest in Kant's virtue theory has redirected philosophers' attention to Kant's
long neglected Doctrine of Virtue, and utilitarians have developed ...
But it wouldn't be helpful if a person had to be a saint to count as virtuous. For
virtue theory to be really useful it needs to suggest only a minimum set of ...
Virtue-based ethical theories place much emphasis on rules for people to follow;
virtue ethics focus instead on developing good character traits such as ...
Dorothea's situation illustrates two other aspects of virtue theory. First, one might
concentrate on the general question of the nature of virtue. Is there some core ...
virtue ethics studies what makes the character traits ... Most famous form of virtue
ethics comes from .... (P1) If the averagist interpretation of Aristotle's theory of.
Virtue theories exist in almost all places and cultures, ... Outside the Western
tradition, virtue theories ...