Emplotting virtue : a narrative approach to environmental virtue ethics /

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Author / Creator:Treanor, Brian, author.
Imprint:Albany : State University of New York Press, 2014.
Description:1 online resource
Series:SUNY series in environmental philosophy and ethics
SUNY series in environmental philosophy and ethics.
Environmental ethics.
Narration (Rhetoric)
PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral Philosophy.
Environmental ethics.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11230847
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Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Other form:Print version: Treanor, Brian. Emplotting virtue 9781438451176
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Just What Sort of Person Would Do That?
  • Introduction
  • Moral Reasoning in Contemporary Ethics
  • Virtue Ethics
  • 2. Virtue Ethics and Environmental Virtue Ethics
  • Virtue and Flourishing
  • The Middle Way
  • Emotion and Action
  • Virtue and the Environment
  • 3. Virtue: A Constellation of Concerns
  • Virtue and Living Well
  • A Typology of Virtue: Individual, Social, and Environmental
  • 4.A Story of Simplicity: A Case Study in Virtue
  • The Scope of Simplicity: More Than Material Restraint
  • The Scope of Simplicity: A 'Comprehensive' Virtue
  • Thoreau's Narrative.
  • 5. The Challenge of Postmodernity
  • The Imprecision and Variability of Virtue Ethics
  • The Postmodern Condition
  • Postmodern Temptations: Hamlet's Indecision and Meursault's Indifference
  • "Postmodern" Virtue Ethics
  • 6. Narrative Theory: Stories and Our Lives
  • Paul Ricoeur and Narrative Identity
  • Richard Kearney and Narrative Epiphanies
  • Martha Nussbaum and the Judicious Spectator
  • Wayne Booth and Coduction
  • Objections: The Return of Relativism and the Excesses of Imagination.
  • 7. Narrative Environmental Virtue Ethics
  • Introduction: Ethical Formation and Reformation
  • Ethical Education: Motivation and Transmission
  • Ethical Experimentation: Discernment and Understanding
  • Ethical Formation: Application and Cultivation
  • 8. Epilogue: The "Narrative Goodness" Approach
  • The Need for Virtue Ethics and the Need for Narrative
  • Three Important Clarifications
  • The Literature of Life: A Life Worth Living, a Story Worth Telling.