Radical virtues : moral wisdom and the ethics of contemporary life (Book, 2008) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Radical virtues : moral wisdom and the ethics of contemporary life

Radical virtues : moral wisdom and the ethics of contemporary life

Author: Richard J White
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A "What is a good life? What does it mean to be a good person? Richard White answers these questions by considering aspects of moral goodness through the virtues: courage, temperance, justice, compassion, and wisdom. White explores how moral virtues affect and support social movements such as pacifism, environmentalism, multiculturalism, and animal rights. Drawing on the classics, White includes historical and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
White, Richard J. (Richard John), 1956-
Radical virtues.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., ©2008
(OCoLC)647064907
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard J White
ISBN: 9780742560994 0742560996 9780742561007 0742561003
OCLC Number: 181862589
Description: ix, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Courage --
Temperance --
Justice --
Compassion --
Wisdom.
Responsibility: Richard White.

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Richard White explores how moral virtues affect and support social movements such as pacifism, environmentalism, multiculturalism, and animal rights. White's philosophical treatment of virtue ethics  Read more...
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A virtuous book - it performs its function well, showing us what virtue is and how the virtuous life is lived in particular societies and leads us toward moral wisdom. White's analysis is thoughtful Read more...

 
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