Virtue and Values II

The Virtue of Virtues What makes 'Virtue' a good way of thinking about ethics? Ethics, like any discipline of thought, finds itself caught up in the most fundamental philosophical problem. How to hold together the individual, particular nature of things, while maintaining them as part of a unifying structure. - The problem of Universals Ethics… Continue reading Virtue and Values II


On Virtue and Values – I

I'll be coming back to Friendship shortly... In the meantime I have a commission to write a briefing on the operation of 'Virtue' and 'Values' within Christian corporate ethics. I'm interested in some feedback. Virtue: "When virtue has slept, it will arise all the more vigorous." Nietzsche Ah Friedrich! Darkly funny, Cuttingly Accurate, ... and… Continue reading On Virtue and Values – I

Sex and Death

Emma and I were walking through the Botanic Gardens last week. It was raining so we were snuggled up under our umbrella. We were on our way to my new favourite Sydney Cafe - the Poolside Cafe at Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton Pool down on the edge of the water near Lady Macquarie’s Chair. We were… Continue reading Sex and Death