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On Virtue Ethics

Rosalind Hursthouse

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247998
eISBN:
9780191597756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247994.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

On Virtue Ethics is an exposition and defence of neo‐Aristotelian virtue ethics. The first part discusses the ways in which it can provide action guidance and action assessment, which ... More


A Different Kind of Whole

Kathrin Koslicki

in The Structure of Objects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199539895
eISBN:
9780191716300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539895.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter returns to the question, postponed in Chapter 2: why, from a three-dimensionalist perspective, the properties of ordinary material objects are not already adequately accounted for by ... More


Objects as Structured Wholes

Kathrin Koslicki

in The Structure of Objects

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199539895
eISBN:
9780191716300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539895.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter demonstrates that a structure-based neo-Aristotelian mereology for ordinary material objects can be defended utilizing a single relation of parthood with relatively straightforward ... More


Narratology

Genevieve Liveley

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199687701
eISBN:
9780191841842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687701.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book explores the extraordinary contribution that classical poetics has made to twentieth- and twenty-first-century theories of narrative. Its aim is not to argue that modern narratologies ... More


Neither Heroes nor Saints: Ordinary Virtue, Extraordinary Virtue, and Self-Cultivation

Rebecca Stangl

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508459
eISBN:
9780197508466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508459.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Most of us are far from perfect in virtue. Faced with this fact, moral philosophers can respond in two different ways. On the one hand they might insist that the only real virtue is perfect virtue, ... More


Conclusion

Thomas Hofweber

in Ontology and the Ambitions of Metaphysics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198769835
eISBN:
9780191822650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198769835.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The main ideas of the book are briefly summarized. The four groups of metaphysical problems tied to ontological questions that were the focus in the book are contrasted with a series of other cases ... More


The Perfectionist Turn

Douglas J. Den Uyl and Douglas B. Rasmussen

in The Perfectionist Turn: From Metanorms to Metaethics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781474413343
eISBN:
9781474422406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413343.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues against the claim advanced by Daniel Haybron, Daniel C. Russell, and Mark LeBar that human self-perfection is ultimately based on notions of well-being and human flourishing that ... More


Experimental Soccer and the Good Life

Cheryl Mattingly

in Moral Laboratories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520281196
eISBN:
9780520959538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281196.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter sets out the parameters of the book as a whole, proposing a first-person virtue ethics as a way to understand the moral projects of African American parents caring for children with ... More


First Person Virtue Ethics and the Anthropology of Morality

Cheryl Mattingly

in Moral Laboratories

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520281196
eISBN:
9780520959538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281196.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chapter 2 elaborates what is entailed in a first-person version of virtue ethics in an explicitly debating style. It argues that it is important to look at the contrasts between a first-person virtue ... More


Error Theory and Normative Authority

Simon Robertson

in Nietzsche and Contemporary Ethics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198722212
eISBN:
9780191789069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198722212.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter uses Nietzsche to reject three defences of morality’s categoricity: Kantian, neo-Aristotelian, and Millian. It then shows how these Nietzschean arguments may generalize against other ... More


Contemporary Efficient Causation: Aristotelian Themes

Stephen Mumford

in Efficient Causation: A History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199782185
eISBN:
9780199395583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782185.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Although there are many contemporary Humean approaches to efficient causation, there is also an alternative, which can be thought of as broadly Aristotelian in origin. The key ideas that characterize ... More


Neo-Aristotelianism

Genevieve Liveley

in Narratology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199687701
eISBN:
9780191841842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199687701.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that the rhetorically conceived poetics of narrative developed by the Chicago school neo-Aristotelians helps to demonstrate that Aristotle’s Poetics was, in several respects, ... More


Q-Hylomorphism

Thomas Sattig

in The Double Lives of Objects: An Essay in the Metaphysics of the Ordinary World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199683017
eISBN:
9780191798221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683017.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter opens with a review of classical-mereological and (neo-)Aristotelian ontologies of ordinary objects, thus setting the stage for the introduction of quasi-hylomorphism. While ... More


Aristotle’s Viewpoint

David Charles

in The Undivided Self: Aristotle and the 'Mind-Body Problem'

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198869566
eISBN:
9780191912337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198869566.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Aristotle’s view, as understood in Chapters 1–6, is summarized and then distinguished from several more recent theories of psychological phenomena, such as various versions of functionalism and ... More


Introduction: The Basic View

Christine Swanton

in Target Centred Virtue Ethics

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198861676
eISBN:
9780191893629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861676.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The Introduction summarizes the basic tenets of Target Centred Virtue Ethics. It begins with an account of the fundamental concepts of virtue ethics in general and shows that virtue ethics is a ... More


Introduction

Rebecca Stangl

in Neither Heroes nor Saints: Ordinary Virtue, Extraordinary Virtue, and Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508459
eISBN:
9780197508466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508459.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This introduction contrasts two different pictures of the relationship of virtue to human imperfection. On the first sort of picture, the only real virtue is perfect virtue, and the only right ... More


Neo-Aristotelian Supererogation

Rebecca Stangl

in Neither Heroes nor Saints: Ordinary Virtue, Extraordinary Virtue, and Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508459
eISBN:
9780197508466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508459.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter develops and defends the following neo-Aristotelian account of supererogation: An action is supererogatory iff it is overall virtuous and either (1) the omission of an overall virtuous ... More


Neo-Aristotelian Suberogation

Rebecca Stangl

in Neither Heroes nor Saints: Ordinary Virtue, Extraordinary Virtue, and Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508459
eISBN:
9780197508466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508459.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter develops and defends the following account of neo-Aristotelian suberogation: an action is suberogatory iff it fails to hit the target of a relevant virtue, but is not overall vicious. ... More


Is Neo-Aristotelian Supererogation Even Possible?

Rebecca Stangl

in Neither Heroes nor Saints: Ordinary Virtue, Extraordinary Virtue, and Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508459
eISBN:
9780197508466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508459.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter considers and responds to five objections to the internal coherence of a neo-Aristotelian account of supererogation. I particular, it considers the objections that the account is ... More


On the Very Idea of a Virtue of Self-Cultivation

Rebecca Stangl

in Neither Heroes nor Saints: Ordinary Virtue, Extraordinary Virtue, and Self-Cultivation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508459
eISBN:
9780197508466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508459.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter begins with the observation that there is something about a virtue of self-cultivation that is, in Christine Swanton’s apt phrase, “seemingly paradoxical.” This seeming paradox calls for ... More


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