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Title: Teorie dei vizi. Un’analisi critica
Authors: Croce, Michael
Keywords: Vice theoryvirtues and vicesobstructivismmoral and epistemic responsibility
Issue Date: 2020
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Michael Croce, "Teorie dei vizi. Un’analisi critica" in: "Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2020) XXII/1", EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, Trieste, 2020, pp. 577-598
Journal: Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics 
This paper offers a critical analysis of the current debate in vice theory. Its main aim is to pro-vide the reader with the conceptual and methodological tools to navigate the discussion among reliabilist, responsibilist, and obstructivist approaches to moral and epistemic vices. After a brief exploration of the reasons underlying the recent flourishing of vice theories (§2), the re-sponsibilist account is introduced (§3) and several critical remarks are offered to ensure that this view can accommodate the cases of malevolent and indifferent individuals (§4). The two following sections are devoted to a critical discussion of vice-reliabilism (§5) and Quassim Cas-sam’s obstructivism (§6). The conclusive section (§7) provides reasons to favor vice-responsibilism over vice-reliabilism and Heather Battaly’s pluralist approach, and sheds light on the innovative features of an obstructivist reading.
Type: Article
ISBN: 1825-5167
DOI: 10.13137/1825-5167/30660
Rights: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Internazionale
Appears in Collections:Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2020) XXII/1

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