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In this ground-breakiing 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.
|Publication date:||8th August 2005|
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan an imprint of Palgrave USA|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Ethics & moral philosophy,|
PATRICK BOLEYN-FITZGERALD Department of Philosophy, Lawrence University, USA LUC BOVENS Department of Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA EAMONN CALLAN School of Education, Stanford University, USA KAREN JONES Department of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, Australia JOSEPH KUPFER Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Iowa State University, USA MARTHA C. NUSSBAUM Law School, University of Chicago, USA ROBERT C. ROBERTS Department of Philosophy, Baylor University, USA TARA SMITH Department of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, USA NANCY E. SNOW Department of Philosophy, Marquette University, USA ROBERT C. SOLOMON Department of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin, USAMore About C. Williams