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Virtue ethics - Wikipedia

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Virtue ethics is a term that refers to normative ethical theories which emphasize virtues of mind and character. Virtue ethicists discuss the nature and definition of  ...

Virtue Ethics | Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

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... theories and defining itself in opposition to the claims of others, was the first stage in the development of virtue ...

Virtue Ethics - By Branch / Doctrine - The Basics of Philosophy

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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 about ...

BBC - Ethics - Introduction to ethics: Virtue ethics

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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 ethics - New World Encyclopedia

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Virtue theories exist in almost all places and cultures, although they may vary because of the ...

A. What is Virtue Ethics? 1. Can be described as another part of ...

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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.

Exemplarist Virtue Theory | The Gifford Lectures

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Exemplarist virtue theory is a comprehensive ethical theory in which all central terms in moral discourse (“virtue,” “good life,” “wrong act,” etc) are defined by ...

Virtue Ethics: Morality and Character

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Both teleological and deontological ethical theories are called deontic or action- based theories of morality because they focus entirely upon the actions which a ...

Virtue Ethics

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A brief definition of Virtue Ethics: "Virtue Ethics is a classification within Normative Ethics that attempts to discover and classify what might be deemed of moral ...

Virtue Ethics and its Potential as the Leading Moral Theory ...

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There has been a modern revival of interest in virtue ethics as a plausible moral theory. There has been dissatisfaction with the way many modern moral theories  ...

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Virtue Ethics (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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Jul 18, 2003 ... Rather, virtues and vices will be foundational for virtue ethical theories and other normative notions will be grounded in them. We begin by ...

Virtue Theory

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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 ...

Aristotle: Ethics and the Virtues - Philosophy Pages

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According to Aristotle, the virtuous habit of action is always an intermediate state ... Notice that the application of this theory of virtue requires a great deal of ...