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virtue of philosophy

Drew A. Hyland

virtue of philosophy

an interpretation of Plato"s Charmides

by Drew A. Hyland

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Published by Ohio University Press in Athens, Ohio .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plato.,
  • Socrates.,
  • Self-knowledge, Theory of.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDrew A. Hyland.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB366 .H94
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 156 p. ;
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3783558M
    ISBN 100821405888
    LC Control Number81038355


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MacIntyre says that there is an interminability of moral debate today. His first book, Ernst Cassirer: The Last Philosopher of Culture, was published in He writes regularly on philosophy and religion for Prospect, the New Statesman and the Telegraph. He is currently working on a collection of essays on ethics.

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[M]oral virtue comes about as a result of habit [W]e are adapted by nature to receive [the virtues].” VIRTUE, then, being of two kinds, intellectual and moral, intellectual virtue in the main owes both its birth and its growth to teaching (for which reason it requires experience and time), while moral virtue.

Aristotle is the father of virtue ethics, and virtue ethics is hot. Yet Aristotle’s accounts of the individual virtues remain opaque, for most contemporary commentators of Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics have focused upon other matters.

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Each virtue is a special sort of “power” that enables us to experience a level of well-being that we wouldn’t be able to access otherwise. Indeed, “virtue. In philosophy, "the Absurd" refers to the conflict between the human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in life, and the human inability to find any in a purposeless, meaningless or chaotic and.

Virtue (Latin: virtus) is moral excellence.A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being.

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They are all available. Philosophers are generally unaware of the failures of philosophy, recognizing only the failures of particular theories, which are then remedied with other theories.

But, taking the long view.