Virtues and Their Vices

2014.11.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kevin Timpe and Craig A. Boyd (eds.), Virtues and Their Vices, Oxford University Press, 2014, 528pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2014.11.24 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Kevin Timpe and Craig A. Boyd (eds.), Virtues and Their Vices, Oxford University Press, 2014, 528pp., $120.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199645541. Reviewed by Bradford Cokelet, University of Miami Kevin Timpe and Craig A. Boyd offer us twenty-two chapters that discuss a host of specific virtues and vices (sections 1-4) and reflect on the role of virtue in various disciplines (section 5). The papers on the specific virtues and vices are organized into four traditional categories -- cardinal virtues, capital vices and corrective virtues, intellectual virtues, and theological virtues -- and these seventeen articles make up the heart of the collection. As this categorical scheme might suggest, most of the authors discuss and defend Christian accounts of the virtues and vices, and the collection effectively draws one (theist or not) into thinking about how Aquinas-inspired virtue theory can speak to people today. Before. . .

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