David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 10 (4):323-336 (2000)
: How might bioethics take account of cultural diversity? Can practical wisdom of an Aristotelian sort be applied across cultures? After showing that practical wisdom involves both intellectual cleverness and moral virtue, it is argued that both these components have universality. Hence practical wisdom must be universal as well. Hellenic ethical thought neither depended on outdated theoretical notions nor limited itself to the Greek world, but was in fact developed with constant awareness of cultural differences, so it arguably works as well in other times and places as when formulated. Even the eudaemonistic setting for practical wisdom is unproblematic
|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
Stein M. Wivestad (2008). The Educational Challenges of Agape and Phronesis. Journal of Philosophy of Education 42 (2):307-324.
Jonathan Jacobs (2002). Aristotle and Maimonides. American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 76 (1):145-163.
Robert Kane (2010). Ethics and the Quest for Wisdom. Cambridge University Press.
Dennis J. Moberg (2007). Practical Wisdom and Business Ethics Presidential Address to the Society for Business Ethics Atlanta, August 2006. Business Ethics Quarterly 17 (3):535-561.
Daniel Nyberg (2008). The Morality of Everyday Activities: Not the Right, but the Good Thing to Do. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 81 (3):587 - 598.
Jason Baehr (2012). “Two Types of Wisdom”. Acta Analytica 27 (2):81-97.
Chris W. Surprenant (2012). Politics and Practical Wisdom: Rethinking Aristotle's Account of Phronesis. Topoi 31 (2):221-227.
Shaun Gallagher (2007). Moral Agency, Self-Consciousness, and Practical Wisdom. Journal of Consciousness Studies 14 (s 5-6):199-223.
John Wall (2003). Phronesis, Poetics, and Moral Creativity. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 6 (3):317-341.
Esther Roca (2007). Intuitive Practical Wisdom in Organizational Life. Social Epistemology 21 (2):195 – 207.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads10 ( #156,919 of 1,140,133 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #147,976 of 1,140,133 )
How can I increase my downloads?