Item description for Virtue Ethics: A Critical Reader by Daniel Statman...
This book provides a complete course in virtue ethics, a topic which has inspired one of the most interesting contemporary debates in ethical history. It comprises an introduction to virtue ethics by the editor and a collection of the most important essays that have been published on the topic in the last decade, including two original contributions by Rosalind Hursthouse and Michael Stocker. The essays encompass a wide range of aspects: the differences between virtue ethics and traditional duty ethics; present arguements for and against virtue ethics; the practical implications of virtue ethics; the Aristotelian and Kantian attitudes to virtue ethics. Contains a clear, systematic introduction to the topic which facilitates deeper study and understanding Comprehensive survey of all aspects of the contemporary debate Ideal as student textbook for those entering the discussion and judging the extent of the threat to duty ethics by virtue ethics.
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Studio: Georgetown University Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 7" Height: 9.75" Weight: 1.25 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 1997
Publisher Georgetown University Press
ISBN 0878402217 ISBN13 9780878402212
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More About Daniel Statman
Daniel Statman is a lecturer in philosophy at Bar-llan University, Israel, and author of "Moral Dilemmas, Religion, and Morality."