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The Moral Value of Compassion

May 23, 2018 by


It was an honour to contribute to Justin Caouette and Carolyn Price’s book The Moral Psychology of Compassion. They did an excellent job of putting together such an interesting collection and I’m really happy to have been a part of it. I have also enjoyed the interesting recent exchange on this blog between David Boutland and […]

Abortion and Virtue Ethics

May 22, 2012 by


According to Rosalind Hursthouse, an action is right (from a Virtue Ethical perspective)  if and only if it is what the virtuous agent would do in the same circumstances. Now, let us consider the case of pregnancy. When considering if one should abort or keep their child, and, under the guise of the above mentioned […]