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  1. Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View.Christine Swanton - 2003 - Clarendon Press.
    Christine Swanton offers a new, comprehensive theory of virtue ethics which addresses the major concerns of modern ethical theory from a character-based perspective. The book departs in significant ways from classical virtue ethics and neo-Aristotelianism, employing insights from Nietzsche and other sources, resulting in a highly distinctive and original brand of virtue ethics.
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  2. Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View.Christine Swanton - 2006 - Journal of Nietzsche Studies 31:75-77.
     
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  3. Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View.Christine Swanton - 2003 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 68 (1):209-210.
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  4. A Virtue Ethical Account of Right Action.Christine Swanton - 2001 - Ethics 112 (1):32-52.
  5. Virtue Ethics and the Problem of Indirection: A Pluralistic Value-Centred Approach: Christine Swanton.Christine Swanton - 1997 - Utilitas 9 (2):167-181.
    Many forms of virtue ethics, like certain forms of utilitarianism, suffer from the problem of indirection. In those forms, the criterion for status of a trait as a virtue is not the same as the criterion for the status of an act as right. Furthermore, if the virtues for example are meant to promote the nourishing of the agent, the virtuous agent is not standardly supposed to be motivated by concern for her own flourishing in her activity. In this paper, (...)
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  6. Heideggerian Environmental Virtue Ethics.Christine Swanton - 2010 - Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 23 (1-2):145-166.
    Environmental ethics is apparently caught in a dilemma. We believe in human species partiality as a way of making sense of many of our practices. However as part of our commitment to impartialism in ethics, we arguably should extend the principle of impartiality to other species, in a version of biocentric egalitarianism of the kind advocated by Paul Taylor. According to this view, not only do all entities that possess a good have inherent worth, but they have equal inherent worth, (...)
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  7. Nietzsche's on the Genealogy of Morals: Critical Essays.Keith Ansell Pearson, Babette Babich, Eric Blondel, Daniel Conway, Ken Gemes, Jürgen Habermas, Salim Kemal, Paul S. Loeb, Mark Migotti, Wolfgang Müller-Lauter, Alexander Nehamas, David Owen, Robert Pippin, Aaron Ridley, Gary Shapiro, Alan Schrift, Tracy Strong, Christine Swanton & Yirmiyahu Yovel - 2006 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this astonishingly rich volume, experts in ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, political theory, aesthetics, history, critical theory, and hermeneutics bring to light the best philosophical scholarship on what is arguably Nietzsche's most rewarding but most challenging text. Including essays that were commissioned specifically for the volume as well as essays revised and edited by their authors, this collection showcases definitive works that have shaped Nietzsche studies alongside new works of interest to students and experts alike. A lengthy introduction, annotated (...)
     
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    Can Hume Be Read as a Virtue Ethicist?Christine Swanton - 2007 - Hume Studies 33 (1):91-113.
    It is not unusual now for Hume to be read as part of a virtue ethical tradition. However there are a number of obstacles in the way of such a reading: subjectivist, irrationalist, hedonistic, and consequentialist interpretations of Hume. In this paper I support a virtue ethical reading by arguing against all these interpretations. In the course of these arguments I show how Hume should be understood as part of a virtue ethical tradition which is sentimentalist in a response-dependent sense, (...)
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  9. Profiles of the Virtues.Christine Swanton - 1995 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 76 (1):47-72.
     
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    14 The Definition of Virtue Ethics.Christine Swanton - 2013 - In Daniel C. Russell (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Virtue Ethics. Cambridge University Press. pp. 315.
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    On the "Essential Contestedness" of Political Concepts.Christine Swanton - 1985 - Ethics 95 (4):811-827.
  12. Outline of a Nietzschean Virtue Ethics.Christine Swanton - 1998 - International Studies in Philosophy 30 (3):29-38.
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    Satisficing and Virtue.Christine Swanton - 1993 - Journal of Philosophy 60 (1):33-48.
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  14. Nietzsche's Virtue Ethics.Christine Swanton - 2014 - In Stan van Hooft & Nafsika Athanassoulis (eds.), The Handbook of Virtue Ethics. Acumen Publishing.
     
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    Satisficing and Virtue.Christine Swanton - 1993 - Journal of Philosophy 90 (1):33-48.
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    A Challenge to Intellectual Virtue From Moral Virtue: The Case of Universal Love.Christine Swanton - 2010 - Metaphilosophy 41 (1-2):152-171.
    : On the Aristotelian picture of virtue, moral virtue has at its core intellectual virtue. An interesting challenge for this orthodoxy is provided by the case of universal love and its associated virtues, such as the dispositions to exhibit grace, or to forgive, where appropriate. It is difficult to find a property in the object of such love, in virtue of which grace, for example, ought to be bestowed. Perhaps, then, love in general, including universal love, is not necessarily exhibited (...)
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    Thomas Hurka, Virtue, Vice, and Value: Hurka, Thomas . Virtue, Vice, and Value. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001. Pp. 288. $60.00 (Cloth).Christine Swanton - 2002 - Ethics 113 (1):163-166.
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    Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View.Christine Swanton - 2005 - Philosophical Review 114 (3):414-416.
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    Virtue Ethics and the Problem of Moral Disagreement.Christine Swanton - 2010 - Philosophical Topics 38 (2):157-180.
    According to many critics of virtue ethics the dominant virtue ethical paradigm of practical reasoning and right action both encourages a dismissive attitude to moral disagreement and offers a bad model for dealing with it. The charge of dismissiveness raises two issues. First, what is it to take moral disagreement seriously? Second, can virtue ethics respond to the charge?In answer to the first question I show that on virtue ethical account of ethics a great deal of pervasive deep disagreement can (...)
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    Review of Remastering Morals with Aristotle and Confucius, by May Sim. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2009 - Philosophy East and West 59 (2):230-233.
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    The Supposed Tension Between 'Strength' and 'Gentleness' Conceptions of the Virtues.Christine Swanton - 1997 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 75 (4):497 – 510.
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    Virtue Ethics, Value-Centredness, and Consequentialism.Christine Swanton - 2001 - Utilitas 13 (2):213.
    This paper argues against two major features of consequentialist conceptions of virtue: Value-centredness and the Hegemony of Promotion as a mode of moral acknowledgement or responsiveness. In relation to the first feature, I argue against two ideas: Value should be understood entirely independently of virtue; and The only right-making respects which serve to make an action better than another is degree of value. I argue that what I call the bases of moral response are several, including also status, the good (...)
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    Freedom: A Coherence Theory.Christine Swanton - 1992 - Hackett.
    ... View (i) The Thesis of Essential Contestedness The view that freedom and other ideals such as justice are essentially contested is important, ...
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  24. Virtue Ethics, Role Ethics, and Business Ethics.Christine Swanton - 2007 - In Rebecca L. Walker & Philip J. Ivanhoe (eds.), Working Virtue: Virtue Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems. Oxford University Press.
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    A Review of “Character as Moral Fiction”, by Mark Alfano. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2015 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (1):203-203.
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    A Virtue Ethical Theory of Role Ethics.Christine Swanton - 2016 - Journal of Value Inquiry 50 (4):687-702.
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  27. Is the Moral Problem Solved?Christine Swanton - 1996 - Analysis 56 (3):155–160.
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  28. Review: Morals From Motives. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2002 - Mind 111 (443):711-714.
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    Robert Stevens on Offers.Christine Swanton - 1989 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 67 (4):472 – 475.
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    Is the Difference Principle a Principle of Justice?Christine Swanton - 1981 - Mind 90 (359):415-421.
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    The Concept of Interests.Christine Swanton - 1980 - Political Theory 8 (1):83-101.
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    The Notion of the Moral: The Relation Between Virtue Ethics and Virtue Epistemology.Christine Swanton - 2014 - Philosophical Studies 171 (1):121-134.
    In this paper I argue that virtue ethics should be understood as a form of ethics which integrates various domains of the practical in relation to which virtues are excellences. To argue this it is necessary to distinguish two senses of the “moral”: the broad sense which integrates the domains of the practical and a narrow classificatory sense. Virtue ethics, understood as above, believes that all genuine virtue should be understood as what I call virtues proper. To possess a virtue (...)
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  33. Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View.Christine Swanton - 2006 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 72 (2):494-497.
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    Freedom: A Coherence Theory.Marcia L. Homiak & Christine Swanton - 1994 - Philosophical Review 103 (2):383.
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    Treating Women as Sex-Objects.Christine Swanton, Viviane Robinson & Jan Crosthwaite - 1989 - Journal of Social Philosophy 20 (3):5-20.
    In this paper we have two related aims. First, we aim to present an account of what it is to treat women as sex-objects.1 Like other philosophical writers in the field, we hold that the central idea in an account of such treatment is the failure to treat women with proper respect in sexual behavior. This idea has been cashed out in terms of using,2 and in terms of dehumanization or failure to accord equal rights to freedom and welfare.3 However, (...)
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    On the Nature of Sexual Harassment.Jan Crosthwaite & Christine Swanton - 1986 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 64 (S1):91-106.
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    Weakness of Will as a Species of Executive Cowardice.Christine Swanton - 1991 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 21 (2):123 - 140.
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    The Rationality of Ethical Intuitionism.Christine Swanton - 1987 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65 (2):172 – 181.
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    Review: Uneasy Virtue. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2003 - Mind 112 (447):533-536.
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    Harmony, Reverence, and Attention.Christine Swanton - 2013 - Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy 12 (3):351-358.
    The object of Angle’s rich, fascinating and wide-ranging book is the admirable one of building a bridge between Confucian ethics and modern ethical thought. He does this through the use of two major tools. The first is the overall framework: Confucian ethics is understood as a type of virtue ethics. The second is the deployment of “bridge concepts” “which allow us to put two traditions into dialogue” for “they are open enough to permit of greater specification” (Stalnaker 2006: 17) in (...)
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  41. What Kind of Virtue Theorist is Hume?Christine Swanton - 2010 - In Charles R. Pigden (ed.), Hume on Motivation and Virtue. Palgrave-Macmillan.
     
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    The Role Played by the Method of Wide Reflective Equilibrium in Moral Epistemology.Christine Swanton - 1991 - Dialogue 30 (4):575-.
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  43. Can Nietzsche Be Both a Virtue Ethicist and an Existentialist?Christine Swanton - 2006 - In Timothy Chappell (ed.), Values and Virtues: Aristotelianism in Contemporary Ethics. Clarendon Press.
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    Comments on In Praise of Desire: The Relation Between Desire and Virtue.Christine Swanton - 2016 - Journal of Value Inquiry 50 (2):439-443.
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    Nietzsche: The Ethics of an Immoralist.Christine Swanton - 1997 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 35 (1):148-150.
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    Commentary on Michael Slote's "Virtue Ethics and Democratic Values".Christine Swanton - 1993 - Journal of Social Philosophy 24 (2):38-49.
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    Comments on Intelligent Virtue: Rightness and Exemplars of Virtue.Christine Swanton - 2015 - Journal of Value Inquiry 49 (1-2):307-314.
    IntroductionIntelligent Virtue is a great book on virtue: an eminently sensible book, and I agree with virtually all of it. For me describing a philosophy book as sensible and indeed commonsensical is real praise, for much philosophy exemplifies a vice to which Martha Nussbaum has drawn our attention in ‘Saving Aristotle’s Appearances.’See Language and Logos Studies in Ancient Greek Philosophy, ed. Malcolm Schofield and Nussbaum , pp. 267–293, 277. This is the intellectual vice of philosophers who got ‘fascinated with the (...)
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    Deadly Vices – Gabriele Taylor.Christine Swanton - 2007 - Philosophical Quarterly 57 (229):693–696.
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    Book Review:Moral Wisdom and Good Lives. John Kekes. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 1997 - Ethics 107 (4):754-.
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    Review of Rachel Cohon, Hume's Morality: Feeling and Fabrication[REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2009 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2009 (7).
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