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|ISBN:||0268018529 9780268018528 0268018537 9780268018535|
|Description:||xi, 191 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Thinking about virtue --
The tradition of virtue: explorations in the thought of Josef Pieper --
Teaching ethics and shaping character: learning from Plato --
Instructing the conscience: some contemporary views of moral education --
The examined life is not worth living: learning from Luther --
It killed the cat: the vice of curiosity --
The virtue of gratitude.
|Other Titles:||The theory and practice of virtue /|
|Responsibility:||Gilbert C. Meilaender.|
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The Theory and Practice of Virtue presents a series of connected essays - drawing on the thoughts of such diverse figures as Josef Pieper, Plato, Lawrence, Kohlberg, and Martin Luther- which explore theories of virtue and the practical task of being virtuous.
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