Technology And The Virtues

Author: Shannon Vallor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190498528
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This book locates a key to that future in the distant past: specifically, in the philosophical traditions of virtue ethics developed by classical thinkers from Aristotle and Confucius to the Buddha.

Sports Virtues And Vices

Author: Mike McNamee
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134649789
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Including a wealth of contemporary sporting examples, the book explores key ethical issues such as: How the pursuit of sporting excellence can lead to harm Doping, greed and shame Biomedical technology as a challenge to the virtue of elite ...

Aristotle And The Virtues

Author: Howard J. Curzer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199693722
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Howard J. Curzer presents a fresh new reading of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, which brings each of the virtues alive.

Art And Science

Author: Stephen Richards Graubard
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819166784
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Technology,. and. the. Virtues. of. Ignorance. WHEN I Was About Ten Years Old, I
read Robinson Crusoe for the first time and could scarcely contain my delight
with the ingenious and resourceful ways Crusoe transformed his island world, ...

After Virtue

Author: Alasdair MacIntyre
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1623569818
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In this book, MacIntyre sought to address a crisis in moral language that he traced back to a European Enlightenment that had made the formulation of moral principles increasingly difficult.

Developing The Virtues

Author: Julia Annas
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190271469
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Looking at these parallel trends in the study and practice of virtue development, the essays in this volume explore such questions as: How can philosophical work on virtue development inform psychological work on it, and vice versa?

Virtues Of Authenticity

Author: Alexander Nehamas
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691001784
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"I cannot imagine that any scholar of Plato is unfamiliar with the work of Alexander Nehamas, but few will know all of these essays. It is a great boon to have them all collected and published under one cover.

Addiction And Virtue

Author: Kent Dunnington
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830839011
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In this interdisciplinary work, Kent Dunnington brings the neglected resources of philosophical and theological analysis to bear on the problem of addiction.

The Virtues Of Ignorance

Author: Bill Vitek
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
ISBN: 0813172861
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The Virtues of Ignorance: Complexity, Sustainability, and the Limits of Knowledge proposes an alternative to this hubristic, shortsighted, and dangerous worldview.