Limitations and Questions

Neither Virtue nor Value seems to provide a completely adequate account of ethics from a Christian standpoint. This should hardly be surprising, considering that both notions depend on theories that are not governed by a Christian understanding of the world. However, we should not be too quick to completely dismiss either of these ethical theories.… Continue reading Limitations and Questions

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