Virtue EthicsProf Brad Hooker (University of Reading), Prof. Constantine Sandis (Oxford Brookes University)
New Academic Building, LSE
Forum for European Philosophy Event
Not so long ago academic discussions of ethical matters were confined to the logic of the language of morals and the meaning of ethical statements. Events in this strand will put contemporary thinking in ethics to the test, and explore its practical relevance.
Tuesday 15 October, 6.30 – 8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Brad Hooker, Professor of Philosophy, University of Reading
Constantine Sandis, Professor of Philosophy, Oxford Brookes University
Chair: Simon Glendinning, Reader in European Philosophy, European Institute, LSE and Director of the Forum for European Philosophy
Virtues are of course instrumentally valuable. Are they also non-instrumentally valuable, that is, valuable as ends and not just as means? A further question is whether virtues play an ineliminable role in determining what is morally required. Does the fact that a virtuous person would characteristically both have a certain set of reactions and do actions of certain kinds make those reactions and actions morally required?
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