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Title Personal virtues : introductory essays / edited by Clifford Williams
Published New York ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005


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Description ix, 282 pages ; 21 cm
Contents Generosity of spirit / Joseph Kupfer -- Gratitude and justice / Patrick Boleyn-Fitzgerald -- Humility / Nancy E. Snow -- The practice of pride / Tara Smith -- The cognitive structure of compassion / Martha C. Nussbaum -- Reasons for love / Robert C. Solomon -- The value of hope / Luc Bovens -- Patience and courage / Eamonn Callan -- Forgiveness / Robert C. Roberts -- Trust as an affective attitude / Karen Jones
Summary In this ground-breaking collection of articles, ten respected philosophers discuss everyday virtues, including generosity of spirit, gratitude, hope, patience and trust. Martha C. Nussbaum describes the cognitive dimensions of compassion; Robert Solomon argues that love must have reasons; Eamonn Callan contends that patience has as much value as courage. Clifford Williams' Introduction places the virtues into the contemporary context and discusses each one treated in the book
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ethics.
Author Williams, Clifford, 1943-
LC no. 2005051388
ISBN 9781403994547 hardback
1403994544 hardback
9781403994554 paperback
1403994552 paperback