Questions of Character by Iskra FilevaQuestions of Character by Iskra Fileva

Questions of Character

EditorIskra Fileva

Paperback | November 22, 2016

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This collection features 26 new essays on character from first-rate scholars in philosophy, psychology, economics, and law. The essays are elegantly written and combine forceful argumentation with original ideas on a wide range of questions, such as: "Is Aristotle's theory of character a moraltheory?," "Are character traits in tension with personal autonomy?," "How do traits differ from mental disorders?," "What is the role of gossip in character attribution?," and "Can businessmen be virtuous? "The chapters are organized thematically into 5 sections, each prefaced by its own specialintroduction. In the introductions, the editor brings out often unexpected connections among different lines of argument pursued by the authors and raises important questions for further discussion. The collection as a whole offers students of character a unique opportunity to engage with some ofthe best contemporary work on the topic.
Iskra Fileva is an Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She has published articles and invited book chapters on issues in moral psychology, free will, and aesthetics, and is also the author of a prize-winning essay on character.
Title:Questions of CharacterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199357714

ISBN - 13:9780199357710

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