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Author: Joel J Kupperman
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
Series: OUP E-Books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : New edView all editions and formats
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We often speak of a person's character--good or bad, strong or weak--and think of it as a guide to how that person will behave in a given situation. Oddly, however, philosophers writing about ethics have had virtually nothing to say about the role of character in ethical behavior. What ischaracter? How does it relate to having a self, or to the process of moral decision? Are we responsible for our characters?  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joel J Kupperman
ISBN: 9780195096545 0195096541 9786610528042 6610528047
OCLC Number: 252594929
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 193 pages) : illustrations
Series Title: OUP E-Books.
Responsibility: Joel J. Kupperman.

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Politicians, preachers, and ordinary people speak often of character; psychologists study `personality', used as a term of art with meanings close to `character'. Most ethical philosophers in the  Read more...

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