Virtue Ethics and Confucian Ethics

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This essay focuses on the unity of several virtues in pre-Qin Confucians. Confucius maintains the proper application and coherence of such virtues as benevolence, wisdom, trustworthiness, straightforwardness, courage, and firmness. Further, Confucius takes benevolence and nobility as characteristic of human being. Particular attention is paid to the distinction and relationship between virtuous characters and virtuous actions
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Yang Xiao (2011). Holding an Aristotelian Mirror to Confucian Ethics? Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 10 (3):359-375.
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