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 is a broad term for theories that emphasize the role of character and
virtue in moral philosophy rather than either doing one's duty or acting in order ...
Jul 18, 2003 ... Virtue ethics is currently one of three major approaches in normative ethics. It
may, initially, be identified as the one that emphasizes the virtues, ...
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
Virtue ethics is an approach that deemphasizes rules, consequences and
particular acts and places the focus on the kind of person who is acting. The
issue is ...
Virtue ethics is person rather than action based. It looks at the moral character of
the person carrying out an action.
Ethics is not merely a theoretical study for Aristotle. Unlike any intellectual
capacity, virtues of character are dispositions to act in certain ways in response to
Short article discussing the relationship of ethics and virtue in decision making.
Appears at the Ethics Connection, a centre at Santa Clara University.
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 ...
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