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Right Action for Virtue Ethics

Daniel C. Russell

in Practical Intelligence and the Virtues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199565795
eISBN:
9780191721311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565795.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter explores the basic shape of virtue ethical approaches to right action and develops a framework for assessing them for adequacy without begging any questions against them. It focuses on ... More


Aristotelian modality (II)

Sarah Waterlow

in Passage and Possibility: A Study of Aristotle's Modal Concepts

Published in print:
1982
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198246565
eISBN:
9780191681011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198246565.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter deals with two questions not yet considered. First, it looks at the logical relation between the relative temporized conditions (RT-conditions) and their corresponding results that ... More


Mixed Actions and Double Effect

Michael Pakaluk

in Moral Psychology and Human Action in Aristotle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546541
eISBN:
9780191728600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546541.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

That a single action may have two ‘effects’, one of which is intended and the other not, because it is somehow ‘outside’ the agent's intention, was famously asserted by Aquinas in his Summa ... More


Consequence (A): That what is is uncreated and imperishable (Fr. 8, 5–21)

Michael V. Wedin

in Parmenides’ Grand Deduction: A Logical Reconstruction of the Way of Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198715474
eISBN:
9780191783050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715474.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This section opens Part II of the book, where focus shifts to various deductive consequences of the Governing Deduction. Each such consequence will depend on the conclusion of the Governing ... More


The Eleatic Inference Ticket

Michael V. Wedin

in Parmenides’ Grand Deduction: A Logical Reconstruction of the Way of Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198715474
eISBN:
9780191783050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715474.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This section involves an inference pattern deployed throughout WT. Specifically, the Eleatic Inference Ticket, a pattern of inference that enables Parmenides to establish each deductive consequence ... More


The Perils of Prescription: The Deductive Consequences at Risk

Michael V. Wedin

in Parmenides’ Grand Deduction: A Logical Reconstruction of the Way of Truth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780198715474
eISBN:
9780191783050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715474.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Virtually all problems brought against Parmenides’ reasoning can be resolved in a satisfactory manner. So it is argued in the book. But this section confronts a more recalcitrant difficulty facing ... More


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