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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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Rosalind Hurshouse University of Auckland. Sign in Create an account. Science Logic and Mathematics. Retrieved 5 March From Ethics to Politics. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Modelling the Moral Dimension of Decisions. Thomas Douglas – – Neuroethics 7 1: Abortion and Virtue Ethics.

viryue Richard Schoenig – – Philosophy in the Contemporary World 5 1: 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.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. I reject this criticism, but do not claim that it is necessarily misplaced. Abortion Ethics Without Metaphysics? 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 vittue what would be involved in thinking about a real moral issue in its terms.

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A Study in Moral and Legal Philosophy. Retrieved 19 February Pages containing links to subscription-only content CS1 maint: This is implied by importing the conceptual structure of Neo-Aristotelian ethics from the analysis of the virtue of agents to the virtue of our social structuresgiven the practical nature of such a philosophical investigation.

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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: Her aunt Mary studied philosophy and when her father asked her what that was all about, he could not understand her answer.

Rosalind Hursthouse, 17 at the time, knew immediately that she wanted to study philosophy, too, and enrolled the next year. Philosophy and Public Affairs 20 3: The Role of Welfare in Eudaimonism. This hursthoise was last edited on 25 Decemberat Hursthouse’s article “Virtue Theory and Abortion” argues that whereas most discussions of abortion focus on the issue of who has rights to make decisions regarding the foetus, a decision made within one’s rights could still be callous or cowardly, meaning that it would be ethically problematic and potentially devastating for the person making it, whatever the status of the foetus and the reproductive rights of women.

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Christian Munthe – manuscript. Retrieved 24 April Though she had written a substantial amount previously, Hursthouse entered the international philosophical scene for the first time in —91, with three articles:.


Hursthouse’s Virtue Ethics and Abortion: A Rational Approach to the Abortion Debate. Request removal from index.

Rosalind Hursthouse, “Virtue Theory and Abortion”

Hursthouse, who was mentored by Elizabeth Anscombe and Philippa Footis best known as a virtue ethicist. In the first half I aim particularly to secure an understanding that will reveal that many of these criticisms are simply misplaced, and to articulate what I take to be the major criticism of virtue theory. Hursthouse is currently a professor of philosophy at the University of Auckland. Royal Society of New Zealand. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Altruism, Feminism, and Mature Care.

Virtue theory and abortion.

Mary Rosalind Hursthouse born 10 November is a British-born New Zealand moral philosopher noted for her work on virtue ethics. In the second half I aim to deepen that understanding and highlight the issues raised by the criticisms by hursyhouse what the theory looks like when it is applied to a particular issue, in this case, abortion. Hursthouse’s most substantial contribution to modern virtue ethics is her book On Virtue Ethicswhich explores its structure as a distinctive action-guiding virte, 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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