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Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy

Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
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Virtue Ethics (or Virtue Theory) is an approach to Ethics that emphasizes an individual's character as the key element of ethical thinking, rather than rules about the acts themselves or their consequences (Consequentialism).. There are three main strands of Virtue Ethics. Eudaimonism is the classical formulation of Virtue Ethics. It holds that the proper goal of human life is . Tiwald, Justin. "Confucianism and virtue ethics: still a fledgling in Chinese and comparative philosophy." Comparative Philosophy Van Norden, Bryan. Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy. New York: Cambridge University Press. Wong, David B. Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic.

  1. Virtue ethics is primarily concerned with judgement of character. 2. When actions are judged or prescribed, virtue ethics involves acting in ways to cultivate virtues; that is, it is concerned with the consequences of the actions and how they inspire or degrade virtues. Virtue ethics, Approach to ethics that takes the notion of virtue (often conceived as excellence) as fundamental. Virtue ethics is primarily concerned with traits of character that are essential to human flourishing, not with the enumeration of duties. It falls somewhat outside the traditional.

Confucianism, Kant, and Virtue Ethics In recent years, a trend of adopting the Western concept of “virtue ethics” to interpret Confucian ethics has emerged and gained popularity in the English-speaking world. Bryan W. Van Norden’s - Virtue Ethics and Con sequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy, Jiyuan Yu’s The Ethics of Confucius. Overall, the essays in this book are as many‐sided as the volume's honoree. The authors not only focus on a wide array of texts and topics, but also employ and defend divergent conceptions of how to approach classical Chinese ethics. Anyone interested in Chinese or comparative philosophy will find plenty of engaging and challenging material : Timothy Connolly.


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In this book, Bryan W. Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of consequentialism. The philosophical methodology is analytic, in that the emphasis is on clear exegesis of the texts and a critical examination of the philosophical arguments proposed by each by:   --Loy Hui-Chieh, Department of Philosophy, National University of Singapore, Dao: A Journal of Comparative Philosophy "Bryan Van Norden's Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy is a major contribution to the philosophical study of early Chinese by: Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy.

Published: Febru Bryan Van Norden, Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy, Cambridge University Press,pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Chenyang Li, Central Washington University. In this book Bryan W. Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of consequentialism.

The philosophical methodology is analytic, in that the emphasis is on clear exegesis of the texts and a critical examination of the philosophical arguments proposed by each : Bryan van Norden.

Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy In this book,Bryan W. Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of con-sequentialism. The philosophical methodology is. In this book, Bryan W. Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of consequentialism.

The philosophical methodology is analytic, in that the emphasis is on clear exegesis of the texts and a critical examination of the philosophical arguments proposed by each side/5(7).

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- Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy - by Bryan W. Van Norden Excerpt. Introduction. Within the four seas, all are brothers. – Zixia. I am a human, and nothing human is alien to me. – Terence. METHODOLOGY. I.A. Brief Description. Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy by Bryan Van Norden,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(7).

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Angle. Virtue ethics (or aretaic ethics / ˌ ær ə ˈ t eɪ. ɪ k /, from Greek ἀρετή ()) are normative ethical theories which emphasize virtues of mind, character and sense of honesty.

Virtue ethicists discuss the nature and definition of virtues and other related problems that focus on the consequences of action. These include how virtues are acquired, how they are applied in. Virtue (Latin: virtus, Ancient Greek: ἀρετή "arete") is moral excellence.A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being.

Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting collective and individual greatness. In other words, it is a behavior that shows high moral standards. Review of Bryan Van Norden, Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy. [REVIEW] Chenyang Li - - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews (2).

Van Norden, Bryan, Introduction to Classical Chinese Philosophy: Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing,Author: Alexus Mcleod. Van Norden, Bryan W., Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese PhilosophyAuthor: Hui-Chieh Loy.

Defining “Virtue Ethics” and Exploring Virtues in a Comparative Context — Comments on Bryan W. Van Norden, Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy Stephen C. Angle, Wesleyan University Bryan Van Norden’s new book, Virtue ethics and Consequentialism in Author: Stephen C.

Angle. In this book Bryan W. Van Norden examines early Confucianism as a form of virtue ethics and Mohism, an anti-Confucian movement, as a version of consequentialism. The philosophical methodology is analytic, in that the emphasis is on clear exegesis of the texts and a critical examination of the philosophical arguments proposed by each : Bryan Van Norden.

Practical Ethics / Applied Ethics / Moral Issues Applied Ethics by Chelsea Haramia The Ethics of Abortion by Nathan Nobis Euthanasia, or Mercy Killing by Nathan Nobis Theories of Punishment by Travis Joseph Rodgers The Death Penalty by Benjamin S. Yost The Moral Status of Animals by Jason Wyckoff Speciesism by Dan Lowe The Badness.

Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy (review) Virtue Ethics and Consequentialism in Early Chinese Philosophy (review) McLeod, Alexus. tions such as God-qua-Summum-Bonum, the beauty of the simple and immaterial, a ladder of Divine Attributes (such as Beauty) manifesting at different levels, progressive .CHINESE PHILOSOPHY: ETHICS.

The first recorded dynasty in Chinese history is the Shang ( – BCE). It came to an end when the Zhou family overthrew the Shang and justified its act on the grounds that the Shang kings had become corrupt and forfeited the right to rule conferred by the ruling force of the world, tian (which literally means "sky" and is usually .This volume presents the fruits of an extended dialogue among American and Chinese philosophers concerning the relations between virtue ethics and the Confucian tradition.

Based on recent advances in English-language scholarship on and translation of Confucian philosophy, the book demonstrates that cross-tradition stimulus, challenge, and.