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Virtue as Social Intelligence [electronic resource] : An Empirically Grounded Theory

Author/Creator:
Snow, Nancy E.
Publication:
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (145 p.)
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Subjects:
Ethics.
Virtue.
Local subjects:
Ethics. (search)
Social intelligence. (search)
Virtue. (search)
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Virtue as Social Intelligence: An Empirically Grounded Theory takes on the claims of philosophical situationism, the ethical theory that is skeptical about the possibility of human virtue. Influenced by social psychological studies, philosophical situationists argue that human personality is too fluid and fragmented to support a stable set of virtues. They claim that virtue cannot be grounded in empirical psychology. This book argues otherwise. Drawing on the work of psychologists Walter Mischel and Yuichi Shoda, Nancy E. Snow argues that the social psychological expe
Contents:
BOOK COVER; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 IN SEARCH OF GLOBAL TRAITS; 2 HABITUAL VIRTUOUS ACTIONS AND AUTOMATICITY; 3 SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE AND WHY IT MATTERS; 4 VIRTUE AS SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE; 5 PHILOSOPHICAL SITUATIONISM REVISITED; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX
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Description based upon print version of record.
ISBN:
1-135-83862-3
1-282-31553-6
9786612315534
0-203-88057-9
OCLC:
466168296