OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

Questions of Character

ISBN : 9780199357703

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¥24,882
著者: 
Iskra Fileva
ページ
490 ページ
フォーマット
Hardcover
サイズ
156 x 235 mm
刊行日
2016年12月
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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: "" " " and "The chapters are organized thematically into 5 sections, each prefaced by its own special introduction. 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 of the best contemporary work on the topic.

目次: 

Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Preface

PART I: CHARACTER IN ETHICS
Introduction to Part I
1. Morality and Aristotelian Character Excellence
David Wolfsdorf
2. Aristotle on the Person-Situation Debate: From Natural Character to Moral Virtue
Mariska Leunissen
3. Character and Blame in Hume and Beyond
Antti Kauppinen
4. Kant on Cultivating a Good and Stable Will
Adam Cureton
5. Character and Consequences
Ben Bradley
6. How One Becomes What One Is: The Case for a Nietzschean Conception of Character Development
Mark Alfano

PART II: CHARACTER IN MORAL PSYCHOLOGY
Introduction to Part II
7. Moral Psychology's Drinking Problem
Nomy Arpaly
8. Autonomy, Character, and Self-Understanding
Paul Katsafanas
9. Virtue and Cognition
Alison Hills
10. Virtue, Desire, and Silencing Reasons
Neil Sinhababu
11. Character in Action
Alfred Mele
12. Two Senses of Why: Traits and Reasons in the Explanation of Action
Iskra Fileva

PART III: CHARACTER IN PSYCHOLOGY AND X-PHI
Introduction to Part III
13. Promises and Consistency
Rachel Cohon and Jason D'Cruz
14. Do Broad Character Traits Exist? Repeated Assessments of Individuals, Not Group Summaries from Classic Experiments, Provide the Relevant Evidence
William Fleeson and Michael Furr
15. A New Approach to Character Traits in Light of Psychology
Christian Miller
16. Scrupulous Characters and Mental Illness
Jesse Summers and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
17. The Psychology of Character, Reputation, and Gossip
Ted Hayes, Robert Hogan, and Nick Emler
18. Character and Emotional Phenomenology: Psychotherapeutic and Ethical Implications
Robert Stolorow

PART IV: CHARACTER AND SOCIETY
Introduction to Part IV
19. Character and History
Daniel Little
20. The Character of Profit and Loss: The Entrepreneurial Virtues
Michael Munger and Juan Pablo Couyoumdjian
21. Justice and the Intellectual Virtues
Kyron Huigens

PART V: CHARACTER IN ART
Introduction to Part V
22. Fictional Characters as Social Metaphors
Noel Carroll
23. Character, Social Psychology, and the Cognitive Value of Literature
Robert Stecker
24. Fiction in the Brain
Gonzalo Munevar
25. Character and Character Swapping in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte
Stephen Davies
26. A Miscast of Character: Actors, Characters, and Character Actors
Christy Mag Uidhir

Endnotes
Index

著者について: 

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.

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