Skill, Practical Wisdom, and Ethical Naturalism
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… adopting the thesis that virtues are skills hands us a viable moral epistemology by reducing the problem of moral epistemology to the analysis of the epistemology of diagnosis and problem solving employed by doctors, navigators, and chess players. (2000)
The analogy or identity allows us to bring to bear on virtue a wealth of...
KeywordsVirtue ethics Skill Practical wisdom
I am grateful to Cristina Carrillo, Micah Lott, Nancy Snow, and two anonymous referees for helpful comments that greatly improved this paper.
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