Virtue and Vice, Moral and Epistemic presents a series of essays by leading ethicists and epistemologists who offer the latest thinking on the moral and intellectual virtues and vices, the structure of virtue theory, and the connections between virtue and emotion. Cuts across two fields of philosophical inquiry by featuring a dual focus on ethics and epistemology Features cutting-edge work on the moral and intellectual virtues and vices, the structure of virtue theory, and the connections between virtue and emotion Presents a radical new moral theory that makes exemplars the foundation of ethics; and new theories of epistemic vices such as epistemic malevolence and epistemic self-indulgence Represents one of the few collections to address both the moral virtues and the epistemic virtues Explores a new approach in epistemology – virtue epistemology – which emphasizes the importance of intellectual character traits
Arthur Conan Doyle was an English writer best known for his detective stories about Sherlock Holmes. "The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales" is a volume collecting ten amazing short stories, such as "Dedication," "The Captain of the Polestar," and "A Literary Mosaic."
Taking medical and legal practice as key examples, the authors develop a rigorous articulation and defence of virtue ethics, contrasting it with other types of character-based ethical theories and showing that it offers a promising new approach to the ethics of professional roles. They provide insights into the central notions of professional detachment, professional integrity, and moral character in professional life, and demonstrate how a virtue-based approach can help us better understand what ethical professional-client relationships would be like.
Arthur Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. His works also include fantasy and science fiction, as well as plays, romances, non-fiction and historical novels. Round the Red Lamp is a collection of medical and detective stories by Doyle, where he focused on the problems that present themselves to physicians and surgeons at the time. The Captain of the Polestar and Other Tales is a collection of early Doyle's short stories. It includes stories of mystery, comedy, shipwrecks and fantasy.
Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American novelist, a dark romantic, and short story writer. Twice-Told Tales IV is a volume of rearranged myths in which Hawthorne uses unexpected points of view to deftly twist the themes of classic folktales. These ironic tales introduce complex, emotional topics within a familiar context. The volume contains "The Shaker Brida", "The White Old Maid" and other tales.
David Herbert Lawrence was an English novelist, poet, playwright and literary critic, one of the key writers of the early twentieth century, most famous for his criticism of rationalism and industrialization. "A Fragment of Stained Glass and Other Stories" is a delightful collection of author's early short stories like "The Thorn in the Flesh", "Daughters of the Vicar", "The Shadow in the Rose Garden", and "Goose Fair".
Jack London (1876-1916) was an American novelist, journalist and social activist. Pioneering the genre of magazine fiction and prototyping science fiction, he became one of the first writers, who gained worldwide fame and a large fortune. This is a collection of marvelous stories including "The God of His Fathers" itself, "The Great Interrogation", "Which Make Men Remember", and many other wonderful tales