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Quandaries and virtues

Edmund L. Pincoffs

Quandaries and virtues

against reductivism in ethics

by Edmund L. Pincoffs

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Published by University Press of Kansas, Eurospan [distributor] in Lawrence, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics.,
  • Reductionism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdmund L. Pincoffs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1031
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(184)p. ;
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21628507M
    ISBN 100700603085

    Amy Gutman describes this position at length in her book, Democratic Education, from which the essay containing the following remark is drawn: 1. Edmund L. Pincoffs, Quandaries and Virtues: Against Reductivism in Ethics. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, , pp. File Size: 97KB. The discussion of the virtues is confined to general ethics to lay some of the theoretical foundations for the remainder of this book. In this chapter, I focus on the place of the virtues in the history of philosophy, I attempt to define virtues and vices, I consider why the virtues are valuable in human lives and I briefly note an advantage Author: Alan E. Armstrong.

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    Dōgen’s Primer on the Nonmoral Virtues of the Good Person Douglas K. Mikkelson 1 Abstract The Shōbōgenzō Zuimonki provides a good introduction to Dōgen’s ideas about the virtues possessed by “the good person.” book Quandaries and Virtues: Against Reductivism in Ethics. Pincoffs’s book. He lays out the role of virtue in the good life, shows how virtue relates morality to the rest of theology, then applies virtue ethics to concrete quandaries of Christian living today. Designed as an engaging classroom text, this book will also interest scholars of ethical theory."--Lisa Sowle Cahill, Monan Professor of Theology, Boston College4/5(1).


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[REVIEW] Charles Pinches - - Southwest Philosophy Review 4 (2) Toward a Description of Dogen's Moral Virtues. Editorial team. General Editors: David Bourget (Western Ontario) David Chalmers (ANU, NYU) Area Editors: David Bourget Gwen Bradford. Edmund L. Pincoffs, Quandaries and Virtues: Against Reductivism in Ethics (Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, ), pp.

$ (cloth). DAVID B. WONG BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY Recent moral philosophy has displayed a trend toward questioning the claims of the "big" theories to be rational reconstructions of our every-day moral talk and thought.

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