Ethics 122 (2):341-370 (2012)

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Glen Pettigrove
University of Glasgow
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If asked to generate a list of virtues, most people would not include meekness. So it is surprising that Hume not only deems it a virtue, but one whose 'tendency to the good of society no one can doubt of.' After explaining what Hume and his contemporaries meant by "meekness", the paper proceeds to argue that meekness is a virtue we, too, should endorse.
Keywords meekness  anger  virtue  vice  moral emotion  David Hume
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