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virtue ethics

What is Virtue Ethics?

Tonight we discuss virtue ethics, covering topics like:

  • What is a virtue?
  • Which virtue is the most important?
  • How do we apply virtues?
  • If you apply one virtue too much, e.g. bravery, are you still brave, or do you become stupid?

And of course we segue into a number of topics inclusive of:

  • Drugs
  • Porn
  • Cosplay
  • Power

Further Reading

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Virtue Ethics
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Aristotle’s Ethics
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Moral Character
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Virtue Ethics

Hursthouse, R. (2001) On Virtue Ethics, Oxford University Press
Swanton, C. (2005) Virtue Ethics: A Pluralistic View, Oxford University Press