Eudaimonic Ethics: The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well Lorraine Besser-Jones

ISBN: 9780415728164

Published: February 25th 2014

Hardcover

183 pages


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Eudaimonic Ethics: The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well  by  Lorraine Besser-Jones

Eudaimonic Ethics: The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well by Lorraine Besser-Jones
February 25th 2014 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 183 pages | ISBN: 9780415728164 | 5.18 Mb

In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework virtue, character, andMoreIn this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature.

While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework virtue, character, and well-being she constructs these concepts from an empirical basis, drawing support from the psychological fields of self-determination and self-regulation theory. Besser-Jones s resulting account of eudaimonic ethics presents a compelling normative theory and offers insight into what is involved in being a virtuous person and acting well.

This original contribution to contemporary ethics and moral psychology puts forward a provocative hypothesis of what an empirically-based moral theory would look like.



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