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theory and practice of virtue

Gilbert Meilaender

theory and practice of virtue

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, Ind .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Virtue

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementGilbert C. Meilaender.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1521 .M55 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3185289M
    ISBN 100268018529
    LC Control Number83040598


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Meilaender follows his consideration of the conceptual difficulties of moral education with a discussion of the practical problems and dangers of attempting to teach virtue.

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Ronald Dworkin. Add to Cart but need not strive that its citizens be equal in any dimension. In Sovereign Virtue Ronald Dworkin insists, to the contrary, that equality is the indispensable virtue of democratic sovereignty. A legitimate government must treat all its citizens as equals.

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In the chapters of this book, in essays that differ greatly and draw from quite different sources, I explore both the emphases and the difficulties involved in the struggle to clean our hands and purify our hearts.

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Aristotle defines moral virtue as a disposition to behave in the right manner and as a mean between extremes of deficiency and excess, which are vices. We learn moral virtue primarily through habit and practice rather than through reasoning and instruction.

Virtue is a matter of having the appropriate attitude toward pain and pleasure. Aristotle’s Virtue theory is based on Teleology and the Golden Mean. He says that to be virtuous that we need to act with excellence. He believed that everything on this earth has its own virtue, meaning that if it performs the way it’s supposed to by its nature then it is asserted that every event had four causes or four factors that work on it and to bring it into being; 1.

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