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By David Carr, James Arthur, Kristján Kristjánsson

This publication explores fresh advancements in ethics of advantage. whereas acknowledging the Aristotelian roots of contemporary advantage ethics – with its emphasis at the ethical significance of personality – this assortment acknowledges that more moderen money owed of advantage were formed by means of many different affects, resembling Aquinas, Hume, Nietzsche, Hegel and Marx, Confucius and Lao-tzu. The authors additionally learn the bearing of advantage ethics on different disciplines corresponding to psychology, sociology and theology, in addition to getting to a few wider public, specialist and academic implications of the ethics of advantage. This pioneering ebook can be beneficial to researchers and scholars considering the various modern forms and functions of advantage ethics.

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Jason Kawall (2009) makes a valiant effort to defend the conceptual primacy of the virtues. If the reader is wondering why I haven’t mentioned the “big names” of the virtue ethics revival, Elizabeth Anscombe (1958) and Alasdair MacIntyre (1981), the reason is that they don’t represent the kind of continuity with modern ethical theory that I have just briefly illustrated. David Solomon (2003) distinguishes this “routine” virtue ethics from the “radical” virtue ethics of Anscombe and MacIntyre whose projects are very different from such traditional theorizing.

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