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by John Casey

  • ISBN: 0198249586
  • Category: Religious books
  • Author: John Casey
  • Subcategory: New Age & Spirituality
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (July 12, 1990)
  • Pages: 256 pages
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Casey identified "pagan virtues" as those included in the "assertive, proud . by John Casey’, The Philosophical Quarterly (1950–), Vol. 41, No. 162 (Jan.

Casey identified "pagan virtues" as those included in the "assertive, proud ethical tradition" of classical Greece and Rome. 1991), p. 115.

The study of the virtues has largely dropped out of modern philosophy, yet it was the predominant tradition in ethics from the ancient Greeks until Kant. Traditionally the study of the virtues included the study of what constituted a successful and happy life

The study of the virtues has largely dropped out of modern philosophy, yet it was the predominant tradition in ethics from the ancient Greeks until Kant. Drawing on such diverse sources as Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Shakespeare, Hume, Jane Austen, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Sartre, Casey here argues that the classical virtues of courage, temperance, practical wisdom, and justice centrally define the good for humans, and that they are insufficiently acknowledged in modern moral philosophy.

An International Journal of Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy. John Casey," Ethics 102, no. 3 (Ap. 1992): 657-660. Volume 102, Number 3 Ap. 1992.

In its final section, the book also explores new challenges and insights from psychology and potential future directions in virtue ethics. Virtue also includes chapter summaries and guides to further reading throughout to help readers explore and master this important school of contemporary ethical thought.

Dr Casey has written a strange and difficult book, but it is a book which repays the effort of encountering its strangeness and difficulty.

Casey argues that the classical virtues of courage, temperance, practical wisdom, and justice centrally define the good for Man, and that they are insufficiently acknowledged in modern moral philosophy. Dr Casey has written a strange and difficult book, but it is a book which repays the effort of encountering its strangeness and difficulty. . noch Powell, The Spectator. His style is succinct and vigorous. The whole thing is a triumph of commonsense and lucidity. Simon Raven, The Sunday Correspondent. This is a delightful book: learned, without being dense; lucid, but not heartless.

The study of the virtues has largely dropped out of modern philosophy, yet it was the predominant tradition in ethics fom the ancient Greeks until Kant. Traditionally the study of the virtues was also the study of what constituted a successful and happy life. Drawing on such diverse sources as Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Shakespeare, Hume, Jane Austen, Hegel, Nietzsche, and Sartre, Casey here argues that the classical virtues of courage, temperance, practical wisdom, and justice centrally define the good for humans, and that they are insufficiently acknowledged in modern moral philosophy. He suggests that values of success, worldliness, and pride are active parts of our moral thinking, and that the conflict between these and our equally important Christian inheritance leads to tensions and contradictions in our understanding of the moral life.

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