Morals From Motives

Oxford University Press (2001)
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Morals from Motives develops a virtue ethics inspired more by Hume and Hutcheson's moral sentimentalism than by recently-influential Aristotelianism. It argues that a reconfigured and expanded "morality of caring" can offer a general account of right and wrong action as well as social justice. Expanding the frontiers of ethics, it goes on to show how a motive-based "pure" virtue theory can also help us to understand the nature of human well-being and practical reason.
Keywords Virtue  Ethics
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Call number BJ1521.S577 2001
ISBN(s) 0195138376   9780195138375
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Daniel Doviak (2011). A New Form of Agent-Based Virtue Ethics. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 14 (3):259-272.
Roger Crisp (forthcoming). A Third Method of Ethics? Philosophy and Phenomenological Research.

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