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Introduction ; 1. Modern Moral Philosophy ; 2. Morality, the Peculiar Institution ; 3. The Schizophrenia of Modern Ethical Theories ; 4. Moral Saints ; 5. The Sovereignty of Good Over Other Concepts ; 6. The Nature of the Virtues ; 7. Virtue and Reason ; 8. Virtues and Vices ; 9. The Misfortunes of Virtue ; 10. On Some Vices of Virtue Ethics ; 11. Virtue Theory and Abortion ; 12. Agent-Based Virtue Ethics ; 13. What Do Women Want in a Moral Theory? ; Notes on Contributors ; Bibliography ; Index of Names

About the Author

Roger Crisp is Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Annes College, Oxford. He edited How Should One Live? Essays on the Virtues (OUP, 1996), is an associate editor of Utilitas, and is currently working on a book on J. S. Mill's Utilitarianism. Michael Slote is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Maryland. He is the author of From Morality to Virtue, and is currently collaborating with Marcia Baron and Philip Pettit on a book debating the merits of Kantian ethics, consequentialism, and virtue ethics.

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"For those interested in the contemporary and ongoing developments in moral philosophy, this is an indispensable volume of essays....this volume brings together in one convenient and valuable form, some of the most important and influential writings on the subject of virtue theory from the last few
decades....this volume is an important asset for those interested in that movement."--Teaching Philosophy


"For those interested in the contemporary and ongoing developments in moral philosophy, this is an indispensable volume of essays....this volume brings together in one convenient and valuable form, some of the most important and influential writings on the subject of virtue theory from the last few
decades....this volume is an important asset for those interested in that movement."--Teaching Philosophy

"For those interested in the contemporary and ongoing developments in moral philosophy, this is an indispensable volume of essays....this volume brings together in one convenient and valuable form, some of the most important and influential writings on the subject of virtue theory from the last few decades....this volume is an important asset for those interested in that movement."--Teaching Philosophy


"For those interested in the contemporary and ongoing developments in moral philosophy, this is an indispensable volume of essays....this volume brings together in one convenient and valuable form, some of the most important and influential writings on the subject of virtue theory from the last few decades....this volume is an important asset for those interested in that movement."--Teaching Philosophy


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