Does Moral Virtue Constitute a Benefit to the Agent?

In Roger Crisp (ed.), How Should one Live? Oxford University Press (1996)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Theories of individual well‐being fall into three main categories: hedonism, the desire‐fulfilment theory, and the list theory (which maintains that there are some things that can benefit a person without increasing the person's pleasure or desire‐fulfilment). The paper briefly explains the answers that hedonism and the desire‐fulfilment theory give to the question of whether being virtuous constitutes a benefit to the agent. Most of the paper is about the list theory's answer.
No keywords specified (fix it)
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Revision history
Archival date: 2014-02-19
View upload history
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
The Elements of Well-Being.Brad Hooker - 2015 - Journal of Practical Ethics 3 (1):15-35.

View all 13 citations / Add more citations

Added to PP index

Total views
404 ( #6,659 of 39,640 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
40 ( #12,100 of 39,640 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks to external links.