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Virtues and Their Vices$
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Kevin Timpe and Craig A. Boyd

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199645541

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.001.0001

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Virtue in Positive Psychology

Virtue in Positive Psychology

Chapter:
(p.433) 20 Virtue in Positive Psychology
Source:
Virtues and Their Vices
Author(s):

Everett L. Worthington

Caroline Lavelock

Daryl R. Van Tongeren

David J. Jennings

Aubrey L. Gartner

Don E. Davis

Joshua N. Hook

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645541.003.0021

Research in positive psychology has focused on either (1) positive emotions, (2) happiness or subjective well-being, or (3) character strengths or virtues. This chapter emphasizes viewing it more in terms of eudaimonic virtue (for self and other). Positive psychology and the psychology of religion and spirituality are joined by studying virtue, morality, subjective well-being, and positive emotion. We find the psychology of religion and spirituality and positive psychology to be potentially kindred spirits similarly aimed at studying virtue, and thus we expect that the future will hold a growing positive relationship characterized by two-sided dialogue. Psychologists in both positive psychology and the psychology of religion and spirituality have different perspectives, and the overlap and differences in their views of concepts and measurements should contribute to that dialogue.

Keywords:   positive psychology, virtue, religion and spirituality, character strengths

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