Virtue Ethics introduction

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  • Created on: 28-03-17 11:12
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  • Virtue Ethics
    • Centres on the character of the person making moral decision
    • Different forms arise from difference of opinion: how a moral character achieved
      • Some say: by following guidelines
      • Or by actions
      • & Others: motivation of moral agent key
    • Modern VE developed English-speaking world last half of the 20th century
      • Attempt to break the stranglehold of consequentialism & deontology
    • Origins: Aristotle & Plato

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