Cognitive Enhancement, Virtue Ethics and the Good Fröding – Hursthouse’s Virtue Ethics and Abortion: Abortion Ethics Without Metaphysics?. It is motivated by Hursthouse’s puzzling claim in her widely anthologized paper “ Virtue Ethics and Abortion” that fetal moral status and (by. Oxford University Press USA publishes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, children’s books, business books, dictionaries, reference.

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Arational Actionswhich made an important break with models of voluntary human actions familiar from the work of Donald Davidsonwith more general implications for those models of human agency popular within positivist schools in the social sciences.

Abortion and Virtue Ethics. AristotleElizabeth AnscombePhilippa Foot.

Chris Meyers – – Prometheus Books. Hursthouse has also emphasised the practical nature of virtue ethics in her books Beginning Lives hursthouae Ethics, Humans, and Other Animals. Abortion, Christianity, and Consistency.

In the first half I aim particularly to secure an understanding that will reveal that many of these criticisms are simply misplaced, and to articulate what I take to be the major criticism of virtue theory. Science Logic and Mathematics. It also expands her formulation of right action in terms of what a virtuous person would characteristically do.

Retrieved 24 April Rosalind Hursthouse – – In Rebecca L. Abortion in Applied Ethics. Virtue Theory and Abortionin which Hursthouse outlined the structure of a new version of Aristotelian virtue ethicsdefended it against possible objections, and applied it to the issue of abortion. Tove Pettersen – – Hypatia 27 2: Sign in Create an account.


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Hursthouse is currently a professor of philosophy at the University of Auckland. Her aunt Mary studied philosophy and when her father asked her what that was all about, he could not understand her answer. Hursthouse turns her philosophical attention, and ours, to the kinds of reasons actually sought for and given by human beings in the explanation of human behaviour: No keywords specified fix it. Hursthouse, who was mentored by Elizabeth Anscombe and Philippa Footis best known as a virtue ethicist.

Virtue theory and abortion.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In the second half I aim to deepen that understanding and highlight the issues raised by the criticisms by illustrating what the theory looks aborttion when it is applied to a particular issue, in this case, abortion.

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A Rational Approach to the Abortion Debate. As a pioneering work in neo-Aristotelian practical philosophy, Hursthouse demonstrates the emphasis within virtue ethics, as a revitalised tradition in Virue Philosophy, upon the realities of situated agents and their lives as wholes including the consequences of their actionsand the salient capacities and considerations involved in truly acting well, or as well as is objectively possible, within whatever situation an agent may actually find herself in.

This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat Kamm – – Oxford University Press. Thomas Douglas – – Neuroethics 7 1: Philosophy and Public Affairs 20 3: The Role of Welfare in Eudaimonism.

Hursthouse’s most substantial contribution to modern virtue ethics is her book On Virtue Ethicswhich explores its structure as a distinctive action-guiding theory, the relationship between virtue, the emotions and moral motivation, and the place of the virtues within an overall account of human flourishing.


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