Character and Moral Psychology

2015.02.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christian B. Miller, Character and Moral Psychology, Oxford University Press, 2014, 269pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2015.02.11 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Christian B. Miller, Character and Moral Psychology, Oxford University Press, 2014, 269pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199674367. Reviewed by John M. Doris, Washington University in St. Louis and Joseph Spino, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Christian Miller's book, together with its companion volume, Moral Character (2013), is among the most substantial -- and among the very best -- contributions to the virtue ethics and situationism debate. The main issues have been familiar to psychologists since the 1960's, and have occasionally made appearances in philosophy (Alston 1975; Flanagan 1991), but philosophical discussion heated up in the early 2000s, as philosophers began debating character skepticism.[1] While there is enough interesting material in the book to justify multiple reviews, we will focus on Miller's relation to this debate. This emphasis results in more omission than inclusion. Most. . .

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