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Conscience and Other Virtues: From Bonaventure to MacIntyre

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Conscience and Other Virtues: From Bonaventure to MacIntyre - Langston, Douglas C
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Conscience, once a core concept for ethics, has mostly disappeared from modern moral theory. In this book Douglas Langston traces its intellectual history to account for its neglect while arguing for its still vital importance, if correctly understood. In medieval times, Langston shows in Part I, the notions of "conscientia" and "synderesis" from which our contemporary concept of conscience derives were closely connected to Greek ideas about the virtues and practical reason, although in Christianized form. As modified by ...

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Conscience and Other Virtues: From Bonaventure to MacIntyre 2008, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271027890

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Conscience and Other Virtues: From Bonaventure to MacIntyre 2000, Penn State University Press, University Park, PA

ISBN-13: 9780271020709

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