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Virtues and Vices Stories of the Moral Life by Andrew M. Greeley

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Published by Westminster John Knox Press .
Written in English


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Number of Pages128
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Open LibraryOL7628007M
ISBN 100664221130
ISBN 109780664221133

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Virtues and vices, often neglected in analytic philosophy, are discussed here, drawing on the works of Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, and Immanuel Kant. Virtues are first described as beneficial characteristics that consist in goodness of the will, but a discussion of the virtue of wisdom shows a virtue may also require knowledge. This book defends a perfectionist account of virtue and vice that gives distinctive answers to these questions. The account treats the virtues as higher‐level intrinsic goods, ones that involve morally appropriate attitudes to other, independent goods and evils. On the Virtues: Part One of on the Virtues and Vices By William of Auvergne; Roland J. Teske Marquette University Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. A Sweet Misfortune (Virtues and Vices of the Old West Book #2): A Novel by Maggie Brendan (Author) out of 5 stars (86).

  Virtues and Vices book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Foot stands out among contemporary ethical theorists because of h /5. This collection of essays, written between and , contains discussions of the moral philosophy of David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Nietzsche, and some modern philosophers. It presents virtues and vices rather than rights and duties as the central concepts in moral philosophy. Virtue is a disposition, not a feeling or a faculty. Feelings are not the subject of praise or blame, as virtues and vices are, and while feelings move us to act in a certain way, virtues dispose us to act in a certain way. Our faculties determine our capacity for feelings, and virtue is no more a capacity for feeling than it is a feeling itself. In The Prince Machiavelli blurs the line between virtue and vice, arguing that, for princes, the value of an action rests solely on the context and end result of its performance. Virtue and vice are not fixed terms, and Machiavelli states that a prince "will find that some of the things that appear to be virtues will, if he practices them, ruin him, and some of the things that appear to be.