What is ‘Value’?

The term ‘value’ immediately suggests its background: it was raised in the fertile fields of Economic theory. The way for ‘value’ to enter ethical discourse was opened through the influence of 19th century Utilitarian philosophy - itself almost entirely an application of economic principles to ethical theory. The use of ‘value’ as an ethical term… Continue reading What is ‘Value’?

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