The Fabric of Character: Aristotles Theory of Virtue by Nancy ShermanThe Fabric of Character: Aristotles Theory of Virtue by Nancy Sherman

The Fabric of Character: Aristotles Theory of Virtue

byNancy Sherman

Paperback | May 1, 1994

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There is a resurgence of interest in Aristotle's ethical theory, and this book contributes to the debate by asserting that, in Aristotle's view, excellence of character is constituted both by the sentiments and by practical reason. Throughout the arguments of the book, Nancy Sherman issensitive to contemporary moral debates, and indicates the extent to which Aristotle's account of practical reason provides an alternative to theories of impartial reason.
Nancy Sherman is at Georgetown University.
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Title:The Fabric of Character: Aristotles Theory of VirtueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.55 inPublished:May 1, 1994Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198239173

ISBN - 13:9780198239178

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`she offers an excellent account of moral perceptiveness and its relationship to the practical syllogism. Her book is the best survey I have come across of these crucial areas of Aristotle's moral theory ... well worth reading.'The Heythrop Journal