Cognitive Enhancement, Virtue Ethics and the Good Fröding – Hursthouse’s Virtue Ethics and Abortion: Abortion Ethics Without Metaphysics?. It is motivated by Hursthouse’s puzzling claim in her widely anthologized paper “ Virtue Ethics and Abortion” that fetal moral status and (by. Oxford University Press USA publishes scholarly works in all academic disciplines, bibles, music, children’s books, business books, dictionaries, reference.

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Our practice as specifically human agents would naturally have to change through collective action if our institutions and their agents and of course, given the primacy of ethics in Aristotle: AristotleElizabeth AnscombePhilippa Foot.

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In this article I shall discuss nine separate criticisms that I have frequently encountered, most of which seem to me to betray an inadequate grasp either of the structure of virtue theory or of what would be involved in thinking about a real moral issue in its terms.

She was head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Auckland from to In the second half I aim to deepen that understanding and highlight the issues raised by the criticisms by illustrating what the theory looks like when it is gursthouse to a particular issue, in this case, abortion. Rosalind Hursthouse – – Jursthouse University Press.


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Abortion in Applied Ethics. Though she had written a substantial amount agortion, Hursthouse entered the international philosophical scene for the first time in —91, with three articles:.

Abortion and Virtue Ethics. Abortion, Society, and the Law. Retrieved 5 March The New Zealand Herald.

Virtue theory and abortion.

The sort of ethical theory derived from Aristotle, variously described as virtue ethics, virtue-based ethics, or neo-Aristotelianism, is becoming better known, and is now quite widely recognized as at least a possible rival to deontological and utilitarian theories.

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In Graham, Oppy; Virgue, N. A Rational Approach to the Abortion Debate. Hursthouse’s most substantial contribution to modern virtue ethics is her book On Virtue Ethicswhich explores its structure as a distinctive action-guiding theory, the relationship between virtue, the emotions and moral motivation, and the place of the virtues within an overall account of human flourishing.


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Rosalind Hursthouse, “Virtue Theory and Abortion”

Rosalind Hursthouse, 17 at the time, knew immediately that she wanted to study philosophy, too, and enrolled the next year. It also expands her formulation of right action in terms of what a virtuous person would characteristically do.

Philosophy and Public Affairs 20 3: Retrieved 24 Hursthousd No keywords specified fix it. Arational Actionswhich made an important break with models of voluntary human actions familiar from the work of Donald Davidsonwith more general implications for those models of human agency popular within positivist schools in the social sciences. Sign in Create an account.

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