For example, within a personalist virtue
ethics framework, the inter-processual self (IPS) theory (Akrivou and Oron, 2016; Akrivou, Oron and Scalzo, 2018) is a radical new way of understanding the integration of self and action, as well as personal, relational, and systemic growth.
The author begins by elaborating on Aquinas's definition of virtue
. Here he acknowledges Aquinas's adoption of the Aristotelian schema of the 'four causes'--namely, the material, formal, efficient, and final causes--in defining virtue
McGrath refers to virtue
theory twice in his article, including a differentiation of character and skills development, and a comment about "essential elements of character" (p.
The first part walks the reader through the causal definition of virtue
, with a principal focus on formal causality.
Social scientists explore issues around ethics in social science research, pivoting on the virtue
ethics that the West has inherited from ancient Greece in general and Aristotle in particular.
Porter presents a thoughtful interpretation of Aquinas's account of the complex virtue
of justice as set forth in the Summa theologiae, focusing on his key claim that justice is a perfection of the will.
Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota, US, addresses in this book this general and simple question: "What is the nature of the relationship between virtue
ethics and social ethics in Christian ethics, especially in Catholic social thought?" (vii).
Instead, I will examine the ways in which recent scholarship on virtue
illuminates the dynamics of personal formation and social transformation.
The event will be further graced with the great presence of BK Sister Shivani, who has always given an unflagging support to Virtue
Baby and with her pearls of wisdom and great holistic insights the session will be enlightened at the divine level.
Rest, or the practice of Sabbath, can be a particularly Christian virtue
. White, Blackburn, and Plisco (2015 [this issue]) explore cultural obstacles and psychological barriers that prevent Sabbath-keeping behaviors and impede the cultivation of a Sabbath heart, paying special attention to barriers unique to mental health professionals.
ethics, sustainability, autonomy, eudaimonism, MacIntyre
The book entitled "Virtue
and the Prevention of Vice, and its Legal Rules" explains the culture of "Alhasba" (culture of virtue
) promoting virtues
and good deeds to please God.