David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 88 (2):208–225 (2007)
I argue that a virtue ethics takes virtue to be more basic than rightness and at least as basic as goodness. My account is Aristotelian because it avoids the excessive inclusivity of Martha Nussbaum's account and the deficient inclusivity of Gary Watson's account. I defend the account against the objection that Aristotle does not have a virtue ethics by its lights, and conclude with some remarks on moral taxonomy.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Rosalind Hursthouse (1999/2001). On Virtue Ethics. Oxford University Press.
Bridget Clarke (2010). Virtue and Disagreement. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13 (3):273 - 291.
Stan Van Hooft (2001). Abstract. Philosophical Explorations 4 (2):135 – 149.
Thomas Hurka (2010). Right Act, Virtuous Motive. In Heather D. Battaly (ed.), Virtue and Vice, Moral and Epistemic. Wiley-Blackwell. 58-72.
Yong Huang (2011). Two Dilemmas in Virtue Ethics and How Zhu Xi's Neo-Confucianism Avoids Them. Journal of Philosophical Research 36:247-281.
Colin Farrelly (2007). Virtue Ethics and Prenatal Genetic Enhancement. Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology 1 (1).
Matt Stichter (2007). Ethical Expertise: The Skill Model of Virtue. [REVIEW] Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 10 (2):183 - 194.
Roger Crisp (2010). Virtue Ethics and Virtue Epistemology. Metaphilosophy 41 (1):22-40.
Onora O'Neill (1983). I. Kant After Virtue. Inquiry 26 (4):387 – 405.
Aaron Quinn (2007). Moral Virtues for Journalists. Journal of Mass Media Ethics 22 (2 & 3):168 – 186.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads37 ( #65,569 of 1,696,538 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #343,026 of 1,696,538 )
How can I increase my downloads?