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The moral psychology of the virtues

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Published by Cambridge University Press in New York, NY .
Written in English


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StatementN. J. H. Dent.
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Open LibraryOL21980779M
ISBN 100521257263

  Aristotle’s compendium of moral psychological claims was not informed by rigorous, scientific methodology. More likely, the informal annals of Aristotelian moral psychology are the product of several decades’ worth of careful observation of, intense discussion of, and honest (and probably, sometimes, painful) rumination over his own and others’ behavior, emotions, reasons, and by:   Groundbreaking essays and commentaries on the ways that recent findings in psychology and neuroscience illuminate virtue and character and related issues in ophers have discussed virtue and character since Socrates, but many traditional views have been challenged by recent findings in psychology and neuroscience. This fifth volume of Moral Psychology grows out of .

The Stages of Moral Development. Psychologist Lawrence Kohlberg established his stages of moral development in This framework has led to current research into moral psychology. the book of virtues and values Download the book of virtues and values or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the book of virtues and values book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.

THE CARDINAL VIRTUES AND PLATO'S MORAL PSYCHOLOGY (4) that all other non-cardinal qualities of character ordinarily regarded as virtues (e.g. any of the range of dispositions identified as 'in a mean' by Aristotle such as friendliness, modesty, generosity, self-respect and so on) may either be defined in terms of the cardinal virtues or. Philosophers and psychologists have been hard at work trying to unlock the mysteries of our characters. Unfortunately, their answers have been all over the map. According to one position, every single person has all of the moral virtues, such as modesty and compassion, although to varying degrees. Yet according to another position, no one has any character traits at all since they are simply.


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Moral Psychology, volume 5: Virtue and Character is a must-read for scholars working on virtue today, especially scholars who are interested in empirically informed moral psychology.

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Christian Miller have put together an excellent collection of original work on character and virtue, written by scholars in a broad range of disciplines.5/5(2).

Moral Psychology, volume 5: Virtue and Character is a must-read for scholars working on virtue today, especially scholars who are interested in empirically informed moral psychology. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Christian Miller have put together an excellent collection of original work on character and virtue, written by scholars in a broad range of disciplines.5/5(2).

(shelved 1 time as moral-psychology) avg rating — 59, ratings — published Want to Read saving. A cutting-edge collection of papers by philosophers and psychologists, Moral Psychology, volume 5: Virtue and Character both engages with such general debates as the value of approaching moral questions via the notions of character and virtue, and the relationship between virtue and happiness, and offers fresh accounts of individual virtues such as humility, self-control, and compassion.

Character Strengths and Virtues is a groundbreaking handbook compiling the work of researchers to create a classification system for widely valued positive traits. This handbook also intends to provide an empirical theoretical framework that will assist positive psychology practitioners in developing practical applications for the field.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Philosophers have discussed virtue and character since Socrates, but many 4/5(1). Part I (chapters 1 and 2) introduces the methodology employed throughout the book: (i) individuating the "core constructs", i.e., the key notions, of Nietzsche's moral psychology; (ii) mapping their relations (in the whole corpus as well as in individual works); and (iii) carefully analyzing all their relevant occurrences.

Her book offers an excellent companion to an in-depth study of the Ethics. MacIntyre, A. After virtue: A study in moral theory. Notre Dame, IN: Univ. of Notre Dame Press. E-mail Citation» In this landmark book, MacIntyre argues that modern ethics is a fragmented remainder from Christian moral law following the Enlightenment.

Volume 5 turns to another important area of moral psychology, namely virtues, vices, and character. Here the focus is on general character traits instead of specific actions.

There has been a resurgence of interest in virtues, vices, and character during the past forty years in philosophy. She has authored two books, John Stuart Mill’s Deliberative Landscape: An essay in moral psychology Scholars, David Carr and Kristján Kristjánsson, both at the University of Birmingham Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, the book explores recent developments in ethics of virtue, and includes three essays by scholars of the project.

In Moral Psychology: A Contemporary Introduction, she covers a wide range of topics, including moral motivation, virtue, well-being and responsibility, and she manages both to present competing views fairly and to take a stand on which views she favors.

Students will learn a great deal from this book. This page contains a list of the best books on moral psychology. Just to be clear, there is no single best book on moral psychology.

The best book for you will depend on your preferred learning style and the amount of time that you want to spend reading about moral psychology.

An page scholarly overview is unlikely to be best for someone looking for a short beginner-friendly introduction. the cardinal moral virtues. Josef Pieper’s classic Four Car-dinal Virtues (Notre Dame, ) admirably accomplishes that task.

Rather, this book presents a general theory of the virtues which holds good for any particular moral virtue; it explains how the virtues work in our everyday lives. And. In this book, Mark Alfano combines detailed close reading with digital methods (corpus analysis and semantic network visualization) to reframe our understanding of this major figure.

He argues that virtue is a neglected concept in Nietzsche's writings, and sets out a fresh interpretation of Nietzschean virtues as well-calibrated by: Dent, N.J.H. () The Moral Psychology of the Virtues Virtue Ethics and Social Psychology. of the science of psychology. and Kurt Danziger's book is one of the best of the new breed Author: Peter Lunt.

The third objective is to lay down the fundamentals of the three virtue ethics traditions used in the book (Aristotelian, Buddhist, and Confucian) and to argue for their convergence on four major issues: a conception of the highest human good, of virtues as cultivated states of character, of a practical path for moral self-cultivation, and of a.

In moral philosophy, fear of the so-called naturalistic fallacy kept moral philosophers from incorporating developments in biology and psychology. Since the s, however, many philosophers have drawn on recent advances in cognitive psychology, brain science, and evolutionary psychology to inform their work.

Other articles where Moral virtue is discussed: Aristotle: Happiness: Moral virtues are exemplified by courage, temperance, and liberality; the key intellectual virtues are wisdom, which governs ethical behaviour, and understanding, which is expressed in scientific endeavour and contemplation.

This book is intended to make a contribution to achieving an account of what 'type of characteristic' a virtue is. It is, thus, basically an essay in philosophical psychology, at least in that part of the subject which treats of those concepts which have a crucial relation to ethics: concepts such as 'action', 'intention', 'pleasure', 'wanting' (these are Anscombe's suggestions); and also.

Christian B Miller is the A C Reid Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University and philosophy director of the Beacon Project (). His main areas of research are meta-ethics, moral psychology, moral character, action theory, and philosophy of religion.In Introducing Moral Theology, William Mattison addresses this question as well as grapples with the impact that religious belief has on day-to-day living.

Structured in two parts, this unique text on Catholic moral theology covers cardinal virtues (temperance, prudence, fortitude, and justice) as well as theological virtues (faith, hope, and 4/5(1). One of the most important developments in modern moral philosophy is the resurgence of interest in the virtues.

This book explores two important hopes for such an approach to moral thought: that starting from the virtues should cast light on what makes an action right, and that notions like character, virtue, and vice should yield a plausible picture of human by: