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The Resource Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley

Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley

Label
Adam Smith and the character of virtue
Title
Adam Smith and the character of virtue
Statement of responsibility
Ryan Patrick Hanley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on Smith's analysis of the psychological and social ills endemic to commercial society--anxiety and restlessness, inauthenticity and mediocrity, alienation and individualism--the book argues that Smith sought to combat corruption by cultivating the virtues of prudence, magnanimity, and beneficence. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
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1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanley, Ryan Patrick
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Smith, Adam
  • Virtue
  • Ethics, Modern
Label
Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The
  • problem : commerce and corruption -- Smith's defense of commercial society -- What is corruption? : political and psychological perspectives -- Smith on corruption : from the citizen to the human being -- The solution : moral philosophy -- Liberal individualism and virtue ethics -- Social science vs. moral philosophy -- Types of moral philosophy : natural jurisprudence vs. ethics -- Types of ethics : utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics -- Virtue ethics : modern, ancient, and Smithean -- Interlude : the what and the how of TMS VI -- The what : Sith's "practical system of morality" -- The how : rhetoric, audience, and the methods of practical ethics -- The how : the ascent of self-love in three stages -- Prudence or commercial virtue -- The challenge : from praise to prudence -- Educating the vain : fathers and sons -- Self-interest rightly understood -- The advantages and disadvantages of prudence -- Magnanimity or classical virtue -- The problems of prudence and the therapy of magnanimity -- Up from individualism : desert, praiseworthiness, conscience -- Modernity, antiquity, and magnanimity -- The dangers of magnanimity -- Beneficence or christian virtue -- Between care and caritas -- Benevolence and beneficence and the human telos -- The character and purposes of the wise and virtuous man -- Wisdom and virtue and Adam Smith's apology -- Epilogue: The "economy of greatness"
Control code
FIEb16729365
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780521449298
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)299718346
Label
Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • The
  • problem : commerce and corruption -- Smith's defense of commercial society -- What is corruption? : political and psychological perspectives -- Smith on corruption : from the citizen to the human being -- The solution : moral philosophy -- Liberal individualism and virtue ethics -- Social science vs. moral philosophy -- Types of moral philosophy : natural jurisprudence vs. ethics -- Types of ethics : utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics -- Virtue ethics : modern, ancient, and Smithean -- Interlude : the what and the how of TMS VI -- The what : Sith's "practical system of morality" -- The how : rhetoric, audience, and the methods of practical ethics -- The how : the ascent of self-love in three stages -- Prudence or commercial virtue -- The challenge : from praise to prudence -- Educating the vain : fathers and sons -- Self-interest rightly understood -- The advantages and disadvantages of prudence -- Magnanimity or classical virtue -- The problems of prudence and the therapy of magnanimity -- Up from individualism : desert, praiseworthiness, conscience -- Modernity, antiquity, and magnanimity -- The dangers of magnanimity -- Beneficence or christian virtue -- Between care and caritas -- Benevolence and beneficence and the human telos -- The character and purposes of the wise and virtuous man -- Wisdom and virtue and Adam Smith's apology -- Epilogue: The "economy of greatness"
Control code
FIEb16729365
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780521449298
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)299718346

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