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Virtue-Based Ethics

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Author: Glenn Kuehn
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Identify the characteristics and descriptors of virtue-based ethics

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Notes on “Virtue-Based Ethics”

(00:00 – 00:42) Introduction, Things to Keep in Mind, Key Term

(00:43 – 01:00) Content of Tutorial

(01:01 – 02:16) Virtue, Vice, and Character

(02:17 – 03:40) Action and Character

(03:41 – 05:30) What Kind of Person…?

(05:31 – 05:46) Summary

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Virtue-Based Ethics

    A theory of ethics that maintains that an action is to be evaluated based on how that action informs the aspects of the agent's character

  • Virtue

    A character trait of moral value

  • Vice

    A character trait of moral disvalue