David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (1989)
Most traditional accounts of Aristotle's theory of ethical education neglect its cognitive aspects. This book asserts that, in Aristotle's view, excellence of character comprises both the sentiments and practical reason. Sherman focuses particularly on four aspects of practical reason as they relate to character: moral perception, choicemaking, collaboration, and the development of those capacities in moral education. Throughout the book, she is sensitive to contemporary moral debates, and indicates the extent to which Aristotle's account of practical reason provides an alternative to theories of impartial reason.
|Keywords||Virtue History Character History|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$9.07 used (82% off) $36.00 new (28% off) $39.59 direct from Amazon (21% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B491.V57.S52 1989|
|ISBN(s)||0198239173 0198244517 9780198239178|
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
Frans Svensson (2010). Virtue Ethics and the Search for an Account of Right Action. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 13 (3):255 - 271.
Ishtiyaque Haji (2010). Psychopathy, Ethical Perception, and Moral Culpability. Neuroethics 3 (2):135-150.
Barbro Fröding & Martin Peterson (2012). Why Virtual Friendship is No Genuine Friendship. Ethics and Information Technology 14 (3):201-207.
Frans Svensson (2008). Virtue Ethics and Elitism. Philosophical Papers 37 (1):131-155.
Rebecca Kukla (2006). Objectivity and Perspective in Empirical Knowledge. Episteme 3 (1-2):80-95.
Similar books and articles
Stephen Buckle (2002). Aristotle's Republic or, Why Aristotle's Ethics is Not Virtue Ethics. Philosophy 77 (4):565-595.
Erik J. Wielenberg (2006). Saving Character. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 9 (4):461 - 491.
Shane Drefcinski (2011). What Kind of Cause Is Music's Influence on Moral Character? American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 85 (2):287-296.
A. W. Price (1990). The Fabric of Character: Aristotle's Theory of Virtue. Ancient Philosophy 10 (2):332-337.
Eugene Garver (1994). Aristotle's Rhetoric: An Art of Character. university of chicago press.
Julia Driver (2001). Uneasy Virtue. Cambridge University Press.
Xianzhong Huang (2007). Justice as a Virtue: An Analysis of Aristotle's Virtue of Justice. [REVIEW] Frontiers of Philosophy in China 2 (2):265-279.
C. D. C. Reeve (1990). Book Review:The Fabric of Character: Aristotle's Theory of Virtue. Nancy Sherman. [REVIEW] Ethics 100 (4):894-.
Nancy Sherman (1997). Making a Necessity of Virtue: Aristotle and Kant on Virtue. Cambridge University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads59 ( #25,428 of 1,098,984 )
Recent downloads (6 months)39 ( #1,981 of 1,098,984 )
How can I increase my downloads?