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Virtue ethics

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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 (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ... Virtue ethicists don't ignore actions, but .... another moral theory would be required to tell us what the.

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 ...

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 ...

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 theory - definition of Virtue theory by The Free Dictionary

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b. An example or kind of moral excellence: the virtue of patience. 2. Archaic Chastity, especially in a woman. 3. A particularly efficacious, good, or beneficial ...

Virtue Theory - Philosophy at UNC Charlotte

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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 ...

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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: 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 ...