Virtue Ethics

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The cardinal virtues
Temperance, courage, prudence and justice
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Aristotle's two types of virtues
Intellectual (through training and education) Moral (through habit)
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Who categorises virtues as 'correctives'?
Phillippa Foot
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Who suggests an idea of eudamonia and human flourishing that doesn't depend on God?
G E Anscombe
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Alisdair MacIntyre said living a virtuous life depended on...
Getting into the habit of being moral and striving towards being virtuous
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Alisdair MacIntyre said what should be underlying virtues?
Good Will
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Strengths of Virtue Ethics
Flexible, teleological, develop over time, allows for cultural variation, understands necessity to distinguish people from legalists
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Weaknesses of Virtue Ethics
No clear rules (Louden), truth and justice have no middle way (Hugo Grotius), doesn't deal with individual acts that are wrong, difficult to identify the virtues
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Who suggests an idea of eudamonia and human flourishing that doesn't depend on God?

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