Oup Usa (2020)

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Rebecca Stangl
University of Virginia
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Most of us have moral heroes--people such as Mother Teresa or Gandhi--who have dedicated their lives to making the world a better place. We admire such people, and may even seek to become more like them. But at the same time, we don't believe that anyone who falls short of their example is thereby bad or evil. We believe, in other words, both in the importance of moral ideals and exemplars and in the possibility of goodness short of perfection. This book aims to give a rigorous philosophical account and defense of these claims from within a broadly Neo-Aristotelian perspective.
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