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The conflict-resolution theory of virtue

Abstract:

There has been a long-standing debate in the history of moral thought over the nature of virtue—the enduring traits that are indicative of a good moral character. One tradition—represented by Aristotle, Cicero,Machiavelli, Nietzsche, and Hume—has celebrated the so-called “pagan”virtues of beauty, strength, courage, magnanimity, and leadership. Another tradition—represented particularly by theologians—has celebrated exactly the opposite set of traits: the so-called “Christian” virtues of humil...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Author

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Institution:
Dartmouth College
Role:
Editor
Publisher:
MIT Press Publisher's website
Volume:
1
Pages:
251-262
Host title:
Moral psychology, volume 1: the evolution of morality: adaptations and innateness
Publication date:
2007-01-01
ISBN:
0262195615
Language:
English
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ora:9932
Deposit date:
2015-02-05

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