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Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles

by Justin Oakley

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Social & political philosophy,
  • Professional ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / Logic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7754211M
    ISBN 10052179305X
    ISBN 109780521793056

    “Virtue ethics” describes a certain philosophical approach to questions about morality. It is a way of thinking about ethics that is characteristic of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers, particularly Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.. But it has become popular again since the later part of the 20th century due to the work of thinkers like Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, and Alasdair Author: Emrys Westacott. Solomon emphasizes the link between virtue-ethics and this expanded role of the firm as a nurturing community: "It [virtue-ethics] is an Aristotelian ethics precisely because it is membership in a community, a community with collective goals and a stated mission - to produce quality goods and/or services and to make a profit for the.

    Shareable Link. Use the link below to share a full-text version of this article with your friends and colleagues. Learn more. Virtue Ethics, Role Ethics, and Business Ethics. Christine Swanton - - In Rebecca L. Walker & Philip J. Ivanhoe (eds.), Working Virtue: Virtue Ethics .

      Furthermore, the character-building inherent in the practice of virtue ethics takes a proactive and preventive approach to moral-ethical breaches. This is because virtue ethics places the locus of control within the actor. In contrast, a deontological approach risks reducing moral-ethical agency by placing the locus of control external to the.   Virtue ethics teaches the importance of role models in the development of virtue. Following role models, or doing what a virtuous person would do, is not mere mimicry. Rather, as Annas writes, ‘Doing what your role model does is not repeating that action, but coming to understand what they were doing, in performing that action, and being able Cited by: 4.


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'The great achievement of this book is that it renders virtue ethics plausible It certainly offers a new and constructive way of viewing the meaning and the purpose, the roles and the goods of professional life.' Heythrop Journal4/5(1). ‘The great achievement of this book is that it renders virtue ethics plausible It certainly offers a new and constructive way of viewing the meaning and the purpose, the roles and the goods of professional Cited by:   Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles.

Professionals, it is said, have no use for simple lists of virtues and vices. The complexities and constraints of professional roles create peculiar moral demands on the people who occupy them, and traits that are vices in ordinary life are praised as virtues in the context of professional roles.

In doing so, we bring out how a properly developed virtue ethics can offer a promising way to resolve a central issue in professional ethics, in its ability to account for how professional roles can legitimately have their own action-guiding force, without compromising the broader values to which those roles.

Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles PDF By:Justin Oakley,Dean Cocking Published on by Cambridge University Press. Professionals, it is said, have no use for simple lists of virtues and vices.

The complexities and constraints of professional roles create peculiar moral demands on the people who occupy them, and traits that are vices in ordinary life are praised as virtues in the Author: Yves Desjardins.

Aristotelian virtue ethics is particularly well suited to professional ethics because it ties virtuous behaviour to the concept of good functioning in particular roles. Oakley and Cocking claim that ‘virtue ethics’ teleological approach to right action in terms of good functioning relative to appropriate ends Author: Jessica Wolfendale.

A virtue ethics approach to professional roles of writing this on the book began during –,with the X - Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles Justin Oakley and Dean Cocking Frontmatter More information. Acknowledgements. Virtue ethics and professional roles 16 See Philippa Foot, ‘Euthanasia’, p.

; and ‘Virtues and Vices’, p., both in her Virtues and Vices, Berkeley, University of California Press. Foot sometimes calls this virtue ‘benevolence’, while at other time she refers to it as ‘charity’. Books shelved as virtue-ethics: After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory by Alasdair MacIntyre, The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle, Dialogues and Essays by Missing: Professional Roles.

This chapter explores key respects in which virtue ethics has been considered of relevance to education. First, much recent work has focused on the case for a broader virtue ethical understanding of the aims of education and schooling and on the prospect of conceiving moral education in terms of the cultivation of virtuous character.

Second, many educational philosophers and theorists have Author: David Carr. Buy Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles by Oakley/Cocking (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Free UK delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1). Starting with an overview of virtue ethics in the philosophical tradition of the West, beginning with Aristotle, I discuss the contemporary revival of virtue ethics in the West (and its critics).

In reviewing virtue ethics’ advantages over other traditional ethical approaches, especially consequentialism (such as utilitarianism) and deontology (such as Kantian ethics), I note that virtue Author: Shannon Vallor.

Virtue ethics emphasizes the central role played by motives in moral questions. This is one reason why they can be popular and why they make an important contribution to Missing: Professional Roles. Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles by Justin Oakley,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(5).

professional ethics – role and importance Another insight that this author has learned while researching the profession of a forensic researcher and psychologist to serial killers is that.

For virtue ethics, this is the most important book of the past few decades, and it is the most systematically worked out account of Neoaristotelian Virtue Ethics since its emergence in the early 20th century. Rosalind Hursthouse offers an alternative to Kant's deontology or Bentham's by: In Search of Virtue: The Role of Virtues, Values and Character Strengths in Ethical Decision Making Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Business Ethics (4) April with 8, Reads.

They are rule-centered ethics, utilitarian ethics, and virtue ethics. My aim is to show that the first two approaches are inadequate to describe what an ethically good leader is like.

Nevertheless, even though they are inadequate to describing what a leader is, they are essential for describing, in conjunction with virtue ethics, how one is. The nature of virtue ethics-- 2. The regulative ideals of morality and the problem of friendship-- 3.

A virtue ethics approach to professional roles-- 4. Ethical models of the good general practitioner-- 5. Professional virtues, ordinary vices-- 6. Dean Cocking is the author of Evil Online ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 1 review), Evil Online ( avg rating, 2 ratings, 1 review), Evil Online ( a /5. Virtue ethics is a philosophy developed by Aristotle and other ancient Greeks.

It is the quest to understand and live a life of moral character. This character-based approach to morality assumes that we acquire virtue through practice.

By practicing being honest, brave, just, generous, and so on, a person develops an honorable and moral character. [ ].Abram, Anna () Virtue Ethics and Professional Roles. Justin Oakley and Dean Cocking. Heythrop Journal, 48 (1), pp. [Book review]. In particular, the virtue ethics tradition that emphasises the agent (and his/her character) and the performance of specific roles has not been considered in detail.

This paper examines how the contemporary virtue ethics of Alasdair MacIntyre can be applied to the issue of multinational tax avoidance, and considers the role that accountants Cited by: