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    MCELWEE, BRIAN 2015. The Value of the Virtues. Utilitas, Vol. 27, Issue. 01, p. 61.

    Clark, Dale L. 2009. Aesop's fox: Consequentialist virtue meets egocentric bias. Philosophical Psychology, Vol. 22, Issue. 6, p. 727.


Externalism and Self-governance

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  • Published online: 01 March 2004

What outcomes are good, and what there is reason for one to do, is not generally determined by what one thinks or even what one has reason to think. But is a similarly ‘externalist’ account of the distinctively moral concepts, the concepts of moral duty or obligation, of moral wrongness, blameworthiness and guilt, appropriate? I argue not; and on that basis I suggest that an externalist account is not appropriate for the concept of a virtue either.

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