Virtues and vices, and other essays in moral philosophy by Philippa Foot

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Published by B. Blackwell in Oxford .

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  • Ethics -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementPhilippa Foot.
SeriesValues and philosophical inquiry
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LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .F57 1978b
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Paginationxiv, 207 p. ;
Number of Pages207
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Open LibraryOL4478427M
ISBN 10063119200X
LC Control Number79306275

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Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant. Virtues are first described as beneficial characteristics that consist in goodness of the will, but a discussion of the virtue of wisdom shows a virtue may also require knowledge.

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Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting collective and individual greatness. In other words, it is a behavior that shows high moral standards.

1. Virtues and Vices 2. The Problem of Abortion and the Doctrine of Double Effect 3. Euthanasia 4. Free Will as Involving Determinism 5. Hume on Moral Judgement 6. Nietzsche: The Revaluation of Values 7. Moral Arguments 8.

Moral Beliefs 9. Goodness and Choice Reasons for Actions and Desires Morality as a System for Hypothetical Price: $ Foot's style is straightforward and readable, her arguments subtle, ingenious, and some of them important.' Choice 'All in all, this collection of essays provides much to whet the moral philosopher's appetite.' International Philosophical Quarterly Category: Philosophy Power And Pleasure Virtues And Vices.

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Military; Extra info for Virtues and Vices: And Other Essays in Moral Philosophy. Sample text4/5(46). Virtues and Their Vices is the only extant contemporary, comprehensive treatment of specific virtues and, where applicable, their competing vices. Each of the essays, written exclusively for this volume, not only locates discussion of that virtue in its historical context, but also advances the discussion and debate concerning the understanding.

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The tacitly accepted opinion was that a study of the topic would form no part of the fundamental work of ethics; and since this opinion was.

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Vices are usually represented by Dante Alighieri’s seven deadly sins. These include pride, greed, lust, anger, gluttony, envy, and sloth.

These seven deadly sins categorize the vices that people are faced with every day. What is virtue. Virtues are the opposite of vices. They are the moral and good habits of people.

The essays in this collection not only attack these vices, but also attempt to replace them with the contrary virtues. The volume begins with an overview of modern Anglo-American moral philosophy and critiques the work of contemporary thinkers—specifically Alasdair MacIntyre and John Rawls—and the work of historical thinkers such as.

This paper addresses a perennial controversy in virtue ethics. In Plato’s dialogue, Protagoras, Socrates argues that virtue is knowledge but doubts whether it can be taught, whereas Protagoras denies that virtue is knowledge but affirms that it can be taught.

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