From Morality to Virtue

From Morality to Virtue

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The principal objective of this treatise is to argue that "virtue ethics" should be seen as a foundational theory which accounts more accurately for a range of ideas about value, choice, obligation and rational action than Kantian ethics, common-sense ethics or utilitarianism. The author believes that while utilitarianism can provide one way of resolving certain difficulties, it is not without its own serious problems. Virtue ethics, on the other hand, provide a more cogent account of the original difficulties, avoid the problems that utilitarianism brings up and dispells the incoherencies of Kantian and common-sense ethics.show more

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  • Hardback | 287 pages
  • 144.78 x 208.28 x 25.4mm | 453.59g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195075625
  • 9780195075625

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