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Bavinck's Virtue Ethics

In “Distinctively Common” an essay by Clay Cooke – a PhD candidate at Fuller Seminary and Free University of Amsterdam – he notes that Herman Bavinck has a unique Reformed take on virtue ethics.  317 more words


Virtue Ethics

(This is the sixth part of the ‘From Neural Is to Moral Ought’ series of talks. Having looked at two of the three main moral theories, I now turn to the third.) 2,044 more words

What do we owe the hungry?

The United States is the wealthiest nation, has an obesity epidemic, and yet also has a very serious problem with hunger. Mike LaBossiere considers whether we have moral obligations to the hungry.

E2: What Makes Right Acts Right?

"Leisure, Idleness, and Virtuous Activity in Shakespearean Drama", by Unhae Langis

Just a small post today saying that I found, through that Wikipedia article on Otium I recently linked, this interesting paper on how Shakespeare dealt with the theme of leisure and idleness. 87 more words

Lazy Post

Aristotle: Nichomachean Ethics

Aristotle is one of the most influential philosophers of all time. He was a student of Plato, and a teacher of Alexander the Great. After dominating the middle ages, his philosophy is still read to this day. 937 more words


Jason Brennan on character-based voting: the case of Narendra Modi (with a PS, Oct. 9)

Narendra Modi is the Prime Minister of India, recently on a speaking tour in the US and elsewhere, and promoting his nationalist agenda for India wherever he goes. 3,907 more words

Empathy ... for and against

Paul Bloom claims that “if you want to be good and do good, empathy is a poor guide.” Some agree, some disagree, and that leads to a… 7 more words

P3: What Am I?