What is a Virtue?

One of the difficult pleasures of thinking through writing is reading back over what you have written. It's pleasurable, in that I can see the way in which ideas have coalesced and materialised on the page. It's difficult in that I go too far, say too much, and end up disagreeing with myself. So I'm… Continue reading What is a Virtue?

Virtue and Values III

Being Virtuous is a dead end profession. It doesn't have any future, not only that, it's got no 'go-forward', no 'oomph'. It doesn't exactly reach out and grab you by the kidneys, you know... Those who argue that virtue is its own reward are already giving the game away. For an ethical system to work,… Continue reading Virtue and Values III