The Resource Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley

Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley

Label
Adam Smith and the character of virtue
Title
Adam Smith and the character of virtue
Statement of responsibility
Ryan Patrick Hanley
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on Smith's analysis of the psychological and social ills endemic to commercial society--anxiety and restlessness, inauthenticity and mediocrity, alienation and individualism--the book argues that Smith sought to combat corruption by cultivating the virtues of prudence, magnanimity, and beneficence. --from publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1974-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hanley, Ryan Patrick
Index
index present
LC call number
B1545.Z7
LC item number
H36 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, Adam
  • Smith, Adam
  • Smith, Adam
  • Smith, Adam (Philosoph)
  • Smith, Adam
  • Whitman College
  • Virtue
  • Ethics, Modern
  • Ethics, Modern
  • Virtue
  • Tugend
  • Tugendethik
  • Tugend
  • Tugendethik
  • Dygd
  • Etik
Label
Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The problem : commerce and corruption -- Smith's defense of commercial society -- What is corruption? : political and psychological perspectives -- Smith on corruption : from the citizen to the human being -- The solution : moral philosophy -- Liberal individualism and virtue ethics -- Social science versus moral philosophy -- Two types of moral philosophy : natural jurisprudence versus ethics -- Three types of ethics : utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics -- Virtue ethics : modern, ancient, and Smithean -- Interlude : the what and the how of TMS VI -- The what : Sith's "practical system of morality" -- The how : rhetoric, audience, and the methods of practical ethics -- The how : the ascent of self-love in three stages -- Prudence, or commercial virtue -- The challenge : from praise to prudence -- Educating the vain : fathers and sons -- Self-interest rightly understood -- The advantages and disadvantages of prudence -- Magnanimity, or classical virtue -- The problems of prudence and the therapy of magnanimity -- Up from individualism : desert, praiseworthiness, conscience -- Modernity, antiquity, and magnanimity -- The dangers of magnanimity -- Beneficence, or Christian virtue -- Between care and caritas -- Benevolence and beneficence and the human telos -- The character and purposes of the wise and virtuous man -- Wisdom and virtue and Adam Smith's apology -- Epilogue: The "economy of greatness"
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780521449298
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009006836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)299718346
  • (OCoLC)ocn299718346
Label
Adam Smith and the character of virtue, Ryan Patrick Hanley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- The problem : commerce and corruption -- Smith's defense of commercial society -- What is corruption? : political and psychological perspectives -- Smith on corruption : from the citizen to the human being -- The solution : moral philosophy -- Liberal individualism and virtue ethics -- Social science versus moral philosophy -- Two types of moral philosophy : natural jurisprudence versus ethics -- Three types of ethics : utilitarianism, deontology, and virtue ethics -- Virtue ethics : modern, ancient, and Smithean -- Interlude : the what and the how of TMS VI -- The what : Sith's "practical system of morality" -- The how : rhetoric, audience, and the methods of practical ethics -- The how : the ascent of self-love in three stages -- Prudence, or commercial virtue -- The challenge : from praise to prudence -- Educating the vain : fathers and sons -- Self-interest rightly understood -- The advantages and disadvantages of prudence -- Magnanimity, or classical virtue -- The problems of prudence and the therapy of magnanimity -- Up from individualism : desert, praiseworthiness, conscience -- Modernity, antiquity, and magnanimity -- The dangers of magnanimity -- Beneficence, or Christian virtue -- Between care and caritas -- Benevolence and beneficence and the human telos -- The character and purposes of the wise and virtuous man -- Wisdom and virtue and Adam Smith's apology -- Epilogue: The "economy of greatness"
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 224 pages
Isbn
9780521449298
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009006836
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)299718346
  • (OCoLC)ocn299718346

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