This collection of 13 specially commissioned essays expands a new intellectual terrain for sociology: virtue ethics. Using a variety of religious perspectives, of Catholicism, Protestantism, Hinduism, Quakerism, with considerations of Islam and the New Age, this engaged and topical collection deals with properties of virtue in relation to the person, celibacy, hope, the apocalypse, mourning, and moral ambiguity. It also treats the concept of virtue in response to MacIntyre, Bauman, Weber, Durkheim, and Giddens. It seeks to move sociology past disabling effects of postmodernity.This collection of 13 specially commissioned essays expands a new intellectual terrain for sociology: virtue ethics.
|Title||:||Virtue Ethics and Sociology|
|Author||:||Kieran Flanagan, Peter C. Jupp|
|Publisher||:||Palgrave MacMillan - 2001-03-07|