Virtue Ethics and Confucianism

2014.05.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stephen C. Angle and Michael Slote (eds.), Virtue Ethics and Confucianism, Routledge, 2013, 271pp., $125.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2014.05.10 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stephen C. Angle and Michael Slote (eds.), Virtue Ethics and Confucianism, Routledge, 2013, 271pp., $125.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780415815482.   Reviewed by Hagop Sarkissian, The City University of New York, Baruch College This volume is the product of a 2008 National Endowment for the Humanities summer seminar "Traditions Into Dialogue: Confucianism and Contemporary Virtue Ethics", jointly organized by the editors. The primary emphasis of that seminar was to focus on "the development of Aristotelian and Humean virtue-ethical theorizing in relation to Confucian philosophy," with considerable time devoted to reading classics of Confucian and Neo-Confucian ethics (2). The collected papers represent the fruits of this seminar and related events, with contributions from well-established scholars of Confucianism as well as relative newcomers. There are 18 papers grouped under four headings,. . .

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