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Inner Virtue$
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Nicolas Bommarito

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9780190673383

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190673383.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

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(p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction
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Inner Virtue
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Nicolas Bommarito

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190673383.003.0001

This chapter introduces the two main aims of the book. The first is to establish a class of inner virtues and vices—states relevant to moral character that are independent of overt, voluntary action. These states include pleasure, emotion, and attention. The second is to offer a substantive, unifying explanation of how these various inner states are virtuous or vicious; that is, to explain what these diverse states all have in common that connects them to our moral character. These states are morally virtuous or vicious, I’ll argue, by manifesting moral cares or concerns.

Keywords:   virtue, vice, inner states, care, concern, experience machine

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