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The Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Daniel C. Russell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-14 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Addresses the history, future and contemporary application of virtue ethics.
Virtue Ethics and Human Enhancement
Language: en
Pages: 85
Authors: Barbro Fröding
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-24 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

This book shows how pressing issues in bioethics – e.g. the ownership of biological material and human cognitive enhancement – successfully can be discussed with in a virtue ethics framework. This is not intended as a complete or exegetic account of virtue ethics. Rather, the aim here is to discuss
Virtue Ethics
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Roger Crisp, Michael A. Slote
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford Readings in Philosophy

This volume brings together much of the most influential work undertaken in the field of virtue ethics over the last four decades. The ethics of virtue predominated in the ancient world, and recent moral philosophy has seen a revival of interest in virtue ethics as a rival to Kantian and
Virtue Ethics
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Statman Daniel Statman
Categories: PHILOSOPHY
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-07 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

The central question in contemporary ethics is whether virtue can replace duty as the primary notion in ethical theory. The subject of intense contemporary debate in ethical theory, virtue ethics is currently enjoying an increase in interest. This is the first book to focus directly on the subject. It provides
On Virtue Ethics
Language: en
Pages: 286
Authors: Rosalind Hursthouse
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-12-16 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

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