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What are virtue and vice, and how do they relate to other moral properties such as goodness and rightness? Thomas Hurka defends a distinctive perfectionist view according to which the virtues are higher-level intrinsic goods, ones that involve morally appropriate attitudes to other, independent goods and evils. He develops this highly original view in detail and argues for its superiority over rival views, including those given by virtue ethics.

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ISBN:
9780195158656
Author:
Hurka, Thomas
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Thomas
Subject:
General
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Subject:
Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics and Moral Philosophy
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Psychology : General
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 tables
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.1 x 9.1 x 0.8 in 0.9 lb

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