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  1. Richard L. Purthill (1987). Alpha and Beta Virtues and Vices. Faith and Philosophy 4 (3):319-329.score: 870.0
    In this paper I argue that there are pairs of virtues relating to the same areas of human life, each with its characteristic excess and defect. The excess of one member of the pair is usually related to the defect of the other, and the defect of one to the excess of the other. One of these paired virtues is typically seen by our society as “masculine” the other as “feminine.” This leads to an undervaluing of one member of each (...)
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