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  1. Philosophy Outdoors : First Person Physical.John Michael Atherton - 2007 - In M. J. McNamee (ed.), Philosophy, Risk, and Adventure Sports. London ;Routledge.
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    Ethics Through Aikido: Practical Ethics Gets Physical.John Michael Atherton - 2001 - International Journal of Applied Philosophy 15 (1):107-121.
    A mugging can overwhelm our ability to apply moral principles. When words fail, we still need advice that allows us to remain moral in the face of an attack. Self-defense offers just such advice and can be supported by utilitarian, deontological, and virtue approaches to ethics. Self-defense increases safety and security that enhance our freedom and well-being, which, in turn, allow us to survive and flourish as moral agents. Self-defense must, however, itself be qualified because its violent treatment of muggers (...)
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    Virtues in Moral Education: Objections and Replies.John Michael Atherton - 1988 - Educational Theory 38 (3):299-310.
    I discuss problems posed to those, like myself, who advocate the virtues approach to moral education for children. i address objections from kohlberg and wilson, though similar concerns are found elsewhere. the following conclusions counteract persistent objections: though interdependent, virtues are distinguishable from one another; we can devise acceptable definitions; virtues influence both conduct and reason; virtue language provides meaning within temporal and communal contexts; we can justify the cardinal virtues as the basic set for moral education; though communities select (...)
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