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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. Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View.Christine Swanton - 2006 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 72 (2):494-497.
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  5. A Virtue Ethical Account of Right Action.Christine Swanton - 2001 - Ethics 112 (1):32-52.
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    The Virtue Ethics of Hume and Nietzsche.Christine Swanton - 2015 - Wiley.
    This ground-breaking and lucid contribution to the vibrant field of virtue ethics focuses on the influential work of Hume and Nietzsche, providing fresh perspectives on their philosophies and a compelling account of their impact on the development of virtue ethics. A ground-breaking text that moves the field of virtue ethics beyond ancient moral theorists and examines the highly influential ethical work of Hume and Nietzsche from a virtue ethics perspective Contributes both to virtue ethics and a refreshed understanding of Hume’s (...)
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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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  8. Profiles of the Virtues.Christine Swanton - 1995 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 76 (1):47-72.
     
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    Moral Wisdom and Good Lives.Christine Swanton - 1998 - Mind 107 (428):898-900.
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  10. 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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    Satisficing and Virtue.Christine Swanton - 1993 - Journal of Philosophy 90 (1):33-48.
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  12. 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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    On the "Essential Contestedness" of Political Concepts.Christine Swanton - 1985 - Ethics 95 (4):811-827.
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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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  15. Outline of a Nietzschean Virtue Ethics.Christine Swanton - 1998 - International Studies in Philosophy 30 (3):29-38.
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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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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    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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    Deadly Vices.Christine Swanton - 2007 - Philosophical Quarterly 57 (229):693-696.
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    Moral Wisdom and Good Lives.Christine Swanton - 1997 - Ethics 107 (4):754-756.
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  23. Freedom: A Coherence Theory.Christine Swanton - 1997 - Mind 106 (424):800-803.
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    A Virtue Ethical Theory of Role Ethics.Christine Swanton - 2016 - Journal of Value Inquiry 50 (4):687-702.
  25. 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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    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.
  29. Con Nietzsche Be Both an Existentialist and a Virtue Ethicist?Christine Swanton - 2006 - In T. D. J. Chappell (ed.), Values and Virtues: Aristotelianism in Contemporary Ethics. Oxford University Press.
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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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  31. Is the Moral Problem Solved?Christine Swanton - 1996 - Analysis 56 (3):155–160.
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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.
    In this paper, I am concerned to show that a wide and interesting range of phenomena commonly described as ‘weakness of will’ should be understood as manifesting a defect of what I shall call ‘executive cowardice’ rather than a strong kind of irrationality. More specifically, I claim that such cases should not be understood as an irrational bypassing of an all-things-considered judgment about the thing to do—a view succinctly described by Peacocke thus: The akrates is irrational because although he intentionally (...)
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    The Rationality of Ethical Intuitionism.Christine Swanton - 1987 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65 (2):172 – 181.
  35. Reply to Baier.Christine Swanton - 2010 - In Charles R. Pigden (ed.), Hume on Motivation and Virtue. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 259.
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    Practical Shape.Christine Swanton - 2020 - Philosophical Quarterly 70 (279):421-423.
    Practical Shape: A Theory of Practical Reasoning. By Jonathan Dancy.
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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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    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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  39. 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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  40. Review: Morals From Motives. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2002 - Mind 111 (443):711-714.
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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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    A Review of “Character as Moral Fiction”, by Mark Alfano: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, Pp. Iii + 226, $120. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2015 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (1):203-203.
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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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    Perspectives in Role Ethics: Virtues, Reasons, and Obligation.Tim Dare & Christine Swanton - 2019 - Routledge.
    Although our moral lives would be unrecognisable without them, roles have received little attention from analytic moral philosophers. Roles are central to our lives and to our engagement with one another, and should be analysed in connection with our core notions of ethics such as virtue, reason, and obligation. This volume aims to redress the neglect of role ethics by confronting the tensions between conceptions of impartial morality and role obligations in the history of analytic philosophy and the Confucian tradition. (...)
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    Neglected Virtues.Glen Pettigrove & Christine Swanton - 2021 - Routledge.
    This book explores the nitty-gritty details of particular virtues. Most of the virtues discussed--ambition, cheerfulness, creativity, magnificence, pride, wit, wonder--have been almost wholly neglected by contemporary ethicists.
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  46. A Review of “Character as Moral Fiction”, by Mark Alfano: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, Pp. Iii + 226, $120. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 2015 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (1):203-203.
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  47. Compassion as a Virtue in Hume.Christine Swanton - 2000 - In Anne Jaap Jacobson (ed.), Feminist Interpretations of David Hume. Pennsylvania State University Press. pp. 156--173.
     
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  48. From Freedom: A Coherence Theory (1992).Christine Swanton - 2007 - In Ian Carter, Matthew H. Kramer & Hillel Steiner (eds.), Freedom: A Philosophical Anthology. Blackwell. pp. 298.
     
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  49. Review of Rex Martin: Rawls and rights. [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 1987 - Theoria 53 (1):67.
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  50. Rosalind Hursthouse: "Beginning Lives". [REVIEW]Christine Swanton - 1989 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 67:109.
     
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