HOW BENEFICIAL IS VIRTUE ETHICS IN GUIDING MORAL & ETHICAL DECISION MAKING (12)

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HOW BENEFICIAL IS VIRTUE ETHICS IN GUIDING MORAL & ETHICAL DECISION MAKING (12)

  • VE encourages people to do good for its own sake

  • you can apply it to real life situations, e.g. in contemporary dilemmas like abortions and sexuality.

  • VE also promotes the idea that doing good is, in itself, good
  • you should not do good in return for a reward, you should do it for the sake of doing good
  • encourages community and reject individualistic approach
  • however, how do we decide which virtues are those to be developed the most?
  • different virtues have different relative values in different cultures, e.g. while

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