In Linda Zagzebski & Michael DePaul (eds.), Intellectual Virtue: Perspectives From Ethics and Epistemology. New York: Oxford University Press (2003)
|Abstract||... With those who identify happiness [faring happily or well] with virtue or some one virtue our account is in harmony; for to virtue belongs virtuous activity. But it makes, perhaps, no small difference whether we place the chief good in possession or in use, in state of mind or in activity. For the state of mind may exist without producing any good result, as in a man who is asleep or in some other way quite inactive, but the activity cannot; for one who has the activity will of necessity be acting, and acting well. And as in the Olympic Games it is not the most beautiful and the strongest that are crowned but those who compete (for it is some of these that are victorious), so those who act win, and rightly win, the noble and good things in life.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Nenad Miscevic (2007). Virtue -Based Epistemology and the Centrality of Truth (Towards a Strong Virtue-Epistemology). Acta Analytica 22 (3):239--266.
Stephen Grimm (2001). Ernest Sosa, Knowledge, and Understanding. Philosophical Studies 106 (3):171--191.
Ernest Sosa (1993). Epistemology, Realism, and Truth: The First Philosophical Perspectives Lecture. Philosophical Perspectives 7 (1):1-16.
Thomas P. Sherman (2002). Human Happiness and the Role of Philosophical Wisdom in the Nicomachean Ethics. International Philosophical Quarterly 42 (4):467-492.
Julia Annas (2008). The Phenomenology of Virtue. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 7 (1):21-34.
Eric Brown (2008). Contemplative Withdrawal in the Hellenistic Age. Philosophical Studies 137 (1):79 - 89.
Ernest Sosa (2000). "For the Love of Truth?". In Linda Zagzebski & Abrol Fairweather (eds.), Virtue Epistemology: Essays on Epistemic Virtue and Responsibility. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
John Peterson (1999). Natural Law, End, And Virtue In Aquinas. Journal of Philosophical Research 24:397-413.
Added to index2009-02-05
Total downloads89 ( #7,892 of 549,069 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #37,252 of 549,069 )
How can I increase my downloads?