Emplotting virtue : a narrative approach to environmental virtue ethics /
|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.
PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral Philosophy.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11230847|
Table of Contents:
- 1. Just What Sort of Person Would Do That?
- 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.