The Practice of Virtue
Classic and Contemporary Readings in Virtue Ethics
Edited by Jennifer Welchman
Practice of Virtue by Jennifer Welchman
Book DescriptionThis collection provides readings from five classic thinkers with importantly distinct approaches to virtue theory, along with five new essays from contemporary thinkers that apply virtue theories to the resolution of practical moral problems. Jennifer Welchman's Introduction discusses the history of virtue theory. A short introduction to each reading highlights the distinctive aspects of the view expressed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780872208094
(140mm x 215mm x 532mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Includes readings from five classic thinkers with importantly distinct approaches to virtue, and five essays from contemporary thinkers that apply virtue theories to the resolution of practical moral problems. This book provides an introduction to the history of virtue theory, highlights the distinctive aspects, and suggests further readings.
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Author Biography - Jennifer Welchman
Jennifer Welchman is Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Alberta.
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