The Resource Rousseau and the ethics of virtue, James Delaney

Rousseau and the ethics of virtue, James Delaney

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Rousseau and the ethics of virtue
Title
Rousseau and the ethics of virtue
Statement of responsibility
James Delaney
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Jean-Jacques Rousseau is an enigmatic figure in many ways. There is much debate about whether he was an advocate of the Enlightenment project or a critic of it. Sometimes Rousseau seems to be arguing against traditional values and hierarchies. But elsewhere he seems to be an enemy of progress altogether. This book explains Rousseau's true place in the Enlightenment by paying particular attention to his account of virtue. Virtue ethics is one of the main branches in moral philosophy, and its most famous advocate is Aristotle. Many recent philosophers have tried to revive virtue ethics, most not
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
194
Index
index present
LC call number
B2138.E8
LC item number
D45 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in philosophy
Label
Rousseau and the ethics of virtue, James Delaney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-162) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Virtue Ethics Past and Present; 2 Virtue and the State of Nature; 3 Virtue as the Cultivation of the Individual; 4 The Virtuous Citizen and Rousseau's Political Philosophy; 5 Toward a Rousseauian Theory of Virtue; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn427510761
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (162 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847144164
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35951692
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)427510761
  • pebcs1847144160

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