Good citizens and moral heroes

In Pedro Alexis Tabensky (ed.), The Positive Function of Evil. Palgrave-Macmillan (2009)

Adam Morton
University of British Columbia
Scale matters in morality, so that different factors occupy us at high and low scales. Different people are needed to be good neighbours in everyday life and moral heroes in crises. There is no reason to believe that the same traits are required for both. So there is no such thing as the all-round good person.
Keywords virtue  cooperation  crisis
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