Tag: virtue

Can anyone be prudent without being virtuous?

In the virtue ethics perspective, phronesis, or prudence, has an essential role for virtuous habits. It has been stated that prudence is necessary for the exercise of moral virtues. The relationship between prudence and moral virtues has been defined as one of interdependence, interrelationship. And classic approaches consider prudence as the mother virtue, that which […]

Virtue as a roundabout way to Eudaimonia

In their article, Michael Brady and Clark Tang analyze the virtues within the writings of two philosophers about 22 centuries apart and geographically thousands of miles apart: the Chinese Confucius and the Scottish Adam Smith. In the Analects, a book in which texts attributed to Confucius and his disciples come together, and in the final […]

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