Think 17 (48):101-105 (2018)

Eldar Sarajlic
Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
Should we congratulate runners who participate and finish a marathon without winning it? Although it might seem that all who muster the will to do so deserve praise, this article questions whether self-regarding virtues, such as running a marathon, deserve it.
Keywords virtue  marathon  running
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DOI 10.1017/S1477175617000367
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The Self-Regarding and Other-Regarding Virtues.Gabriele Taylor & Sybil Wolfram - 1968 - Philosophical Quarterly 18 (72):238-248.
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