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The Virtue of Virtues

So I’ve been doing this blog theme of “24 Weeks of Virtue” for a little while now and feel an explanation of why… 330 more words

24 Weeks Of Virtue

What Are Intellectual Virtues?

Believing Responsibly

There is a long tradition in epistemology (or “theory of knowledge”) which says we have responsibilities in our beliefs, and one thinker in particular, W.K. 1,754 more words

Academic

Week 28: Applied Professional Ethics - What I learned from Collste's research

Collste (2012) has drawn from a wealth of resources, and the best bits of his argument come at the end, in regard to professional ethics being described as a type of virtue ethics, adopted by the philosopher Alasdair MacIntyre (1982) (as cited in Collste 2012). 768 more words

Unifying Moral Philosophy With Virtue Ethics

One of the things that is apparent when you begin reading virtue ethicists is that they seem to find arguments that rely on pointing out consequences alone to be distasteful. 467 more words

Philosophy

The Four Seasons: Inequality in Luxury Hotels

As tourists walk across the Széchenyi Lánchíd Chain Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, they approach the stunning Gresham Palace. The Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace obtains a remarkable site due to the panoramic view of the famous Danube River, Buda Castle, and Fisherman’s Bastion from the front rooms of the hotel. 2,813 more words

Sandy Weill, Citigroup and Gramm-Leach-Bliley: Could Virtue Have Saved Us From Crisis?

The Great Depression and Glass-Steagall

Fueled by post-World War I consumer optimism and rapid migration from rural towns to cities, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased tenfold. 2,614 more words

Keep Your Lips Off the Blarney Stone (if you don't want to piss of kant)

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking lately.

They say that a philosopher is by definition a lover of wisdom.

Because the philosopher loves wisdom, he realizes that to genuinely know something, that something must be true. 1,290 more words