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Virtue ethics is perhaps the most important development within late twentieth-century moral philosophy. Rosalind Hursthouse, who has made notable contributions to this development, here presents a full exposition and defense of her neo-Aristotelian version of virtue ethics. She shows how virtue ethics can provide guidance for action, illuminate moral dilemmas, and bring out the moral significance of the emotions.

About the Author

Rosalind Hursthouse is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the Open University.

Table of Contents

Introduction; PART I: ACTION; 1. Right Action; 2. Resolvable dilemmas; 3. Irresolvable and tragic dilemmas; PART II: EMOTION AND MOTIVATION; 4. Aristotle and Kant; 5. Virtue and the emotions; 6. The virtuous agent's reasons for action; 7. Moral motivation; PART III: RATIONALITY; 8. The virtues benefit their possessor; 9. Naturalism; 10. Naturalism for rational animals; 11. Objectivity; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780199247998
Author:
Hursthouse, Rosalind
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
null, Rosalind
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Ethics
Subject:
Virtue
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics
Subject:
Moral Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy | Ethics and Moral Philosophy
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Series Volume:
no. 63
Publication Date:
20020231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
504
Dimensions:
8.50x5.42x.65 in. .81 lbs.

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