3 Tutorials that teach Virtue-Based Ethics
Take your pick:
Virtue-Based Ethics

Virtue-Based Ethics

Author: Megan Welle

Identify the characteristics and descriptors of virtue-based ethics

See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

264 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 22 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Notes on "Virtue-Based Ethics


(00:00 - 00:16) Introduction

(00:17 – 01:36) Definition

(01:37 – 02:31) How does character work?

(02:32 – 03:39) What informs our character?

(03:40 – 05:18) Ethics in Action

(05:19 – 07:36) Summary

Terms to Know

A character trait of moral disvalue


A character trait of moral value

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