The Virtue Ethics of Levi Gersonides by Alexander Green.

This book argues that Levi Gersonides articulates a unique model of virtue ethics among medieval Jewish thinkers. Gersonides is recognized by scholars as one of the most innovative Jewish philosophers of the medieval period. His first model of virtue is a response to the seemingly capricious forces...

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Main Author: Green, Alexander. (Author,
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Edition:1st ed. 2016.
Series:Springer eBook Collection.
Online Access:Click to view e-book
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Luck and the Virtues of Physical Preservation
  • 3. Altruism and the Beneficent Virtues
  • 4. Justice and the Practical Wisdom of the Individual
  • 5. The Ethics of Divided Political Institutions: King, Priest, and Prophet
  • 6. Conclusion. .