Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics by John CaseyPagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics by John Casey

Pagan Virtue: An Essay in Ethics

byJohn Casey

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Dr Casey argues that the classical virtues of courage, temperance, practical wisdom, and justice, which are largely ignored in modern moral philosophy, centrally define the good for Man. The values of success, pride, and worldliness remain alive, if insufficiently acknowledged, part of ourmoral thinking. The conflict between these values and our equally important Christian inheritance leads to tensions and contradictions in our understanding of the moral life.
John Casey, University Lecturer in English, University of Cambridge, and Fellow, Gonville and Caius College.
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Title:Pagan Virtue: An Essay in EthicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:254 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198240031

ISBN - 13:9780198240037

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`This book offers interesting ... nomenological analyses of various moral topics, illumined by well-chosen literary examples.'The Review of Metaphysics