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Swanton, Christine

The Virtue Ethics of Hume and Nietzsche

Swanton, Christine - The Virtue Ethics of Hume and Nietzsche, ebook

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This ground-breaking and lucid contribution to the vibrant field of virtue ethics focuses on the influential work of Hume and Nietzsche, providing fresh perspectives on their philosophies and a compelling account of their impact on the development of virtue ethics.

  • A ground-breaking text that moves the field of virtue ethics beyond ancient moral theorists and examines the highly influential ethical work of Hume and Nietzsche from a virtue ethics perspective
  • Contributes both to virtue ethics and a refreshed understanding of Hume’s and Nietzsche’s ethics
  • Skilfully bridges the gap between continental and analytical philosophy
  • Lucidly written and clearly organized, allowing students to focus on either Hume or Nietzsche
  • Written by one of the most important figures contributing to virtue ethics today

Keywords: Ethics, Hume, Nietzsche, virtue ethics, virtue ethicist, response dependence, sentimentalist, justice as virtue, Egoism, egoist, existentialism, existentialist, virtue ethics of love, virtue ethics of becoming, Greek moral theorists, eudaimonist tradition, Aristotle, neo-Aristotolean virtue ethics, moral philosophy, immoralists, relativists, subjectivists, deontological virtue

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Directions in Ethics
Page amount
248 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118939383
Printed ISBN
9781118939390

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