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ARISTOTLE
MORAL CHARACTER TRAITS
VIRTUE
MORAL
VICE
NATURE
VIEW
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Definitions

  1. Moral character is a relational orientation.

Aristotle

  1. Aristotle-s discussion of moral character, and virtue in particular, is the most influential treatment of such issues.
  2. Aristotle tries to explain what this harmony consists in by exploring the psychological foundations of moral character. (Web site)
  3. The views of moral character held by Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoics are the starting point for most other philosophical discussions of character. (Web site)

Moral Character Traits

  1. In short, moral character traits are those for which the possessor is the proper recipient of the reactive attitudes. (Web site)
  2. According to the Stability Claim, moral character traits are relatively stable over time. (Web site)
  3. Fragmentation Claim: a person-s moral character traits do not have the evaluative integrity suggested by the Integrity Claim. (Web site)

Virtue

  1. Some virtue ethicists hold that consequentialist theories totally disregard the development and importance of moral character. (Web site)
  2. A clear and thorough discussion of central themes in virtue ethics, with a focus on moral character. (Web site)
  3. Virtue and moral character after the Greeks 3.1 Early natural law theorists 3.2 Kant 3.3 Hume 3.4 Marx and Mill 4. (Web site)
  4. The subject of moral character belongs to virtue theory more generally, which is the philosophical examination of notions related to the virtues. (Web site)

Moral

  1. However, the term ethics is actually derived from the ancient Greek ethos, meaning moral character.
  2. Moral character, like most issues in moral psychology, stands at the intersection of issues in both normative ethics and empirical psychology. (Web site)
  3. Moral character is non-transferable.
  4. Nothing the moral character in criminal justice does would come as a surprise to anyone.
  5. Every physician should aid in safeguarding the profession against admission to it of those who are deficient in moral character or education.

Vice

  1. There are three 'undesirable forms of moral character', or evils, namely: vice, incontinence and brutality.
  2. We can think of one-s moral character as primarily a function of whether she has or lacks various moral virtues and vices. (Web site)

Nature

  1. Little was said, however, about the exact nature of a moral character trait. (Web site)
  2. This suggests that there are conceivably two general approaches one could take when elucidating the nature of moral character. (Web site)

View

  1. In this view a person would tell the truth because truth telling is an integral aspect of good moral character.
  2. A defense of the traditional view of moral character in the light of Situationist critiques. (Web site)
  3. More recently, however, the traditional understanding of moral character outlined above has been criticized from other directions. (Web site)

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