The Theory And Ethics Of Care

873 WordsSep 15, 20154 Pages
Virtue is habit or quality that allows an individual to succeed though a chosen purpose, with the use of intelligible teleological that accounts to the meaning of human life; which is categorized by the moral virtues and intellectual virtues. Virtue ethics is known as virtue theory; which is an approach to ethics that emphasizes an individual’s character element through ethical thinking rather than rules about deontological or consequentialism. It is also said that virtue does not primarily identify universal principles that can be applied to moral situations, but uses deontological and consequentialist to identify principles. This theory shows that it is based on an individual rather than actions issues; it does not only deal with the rightness or wrongness of individual actions, but it provides guidance to sort characteristics and behaviors in the good of an individual who seeks to achieve rather than fail. Virtual ethics was revived during the Twentieth Century and is composed of three main directions; which are eudemonism, agent-based theory and ethics of care. Eudemonism is based on human flourishing of one’s distinctive functions to do well. It is a classical formulation of virtue ethics that shows proper goals of human life to be achieved by a life time of practice in everyday activities and the use of wisdom to resolve conflict. Agent-based theory is the virtues that determine common-sense intuitions about characteristic traits that are admirable by other
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