Science, Virtue, and the Future of Humanity

Science Virtue and the Future of Humanity Science Virtue and the Future of Humanity addresses each of the key public policy issues of our techno future from the perspective of deeply informed and philosophically inclined public intellectual

David DeSteno David DeSteno studies the ways in which emotions guide decisions and behaviors fundamental to social living By examining moral and economic behaviors such as compassion and trust, cooperation and resilience, and dishonesty and prejudice, his work tries to illuminate how emotions can optimize our actions in favor of the greater good or, by virtue of bugs in the system, lead to suboptimal or All Things Hold Together in Christ A Conversation on Fulfillment by FBA is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in s fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products. Virtue Virtue Latin virtus, Ancient Greek arete is moral excellence.A virtue is a trait or quality that is deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and good moral being Personal virtues are characteristics valued as promoting collective and individual greatness The opposite of virtue is vice. The four classic cardinal virtues are temperance Human Knowledge Foundations and Limits Fideisms Judaism is the Semitic monotheistic fideist religion based on the Old Testament s BCE rules for the worship of Yahweh by his chosen people, the children of Abraham s son Isaac c BCE Zoroastrianism is the Persian monotheistic fideist religion founded by Zarathustra c c BCE and which teaches that good must be chosen over evil in order to achieve salvation. Is Ethics Rational Teleological, Deontological and Virtue This article examines the most prominent ethical theories from the view point of economic rationality Authors argue that utilitarian perspective which used to be connected with classical concepts of rationality in economics is not the only approach to understand reasoning behind the human behaviour. Greater Good in Action Science based practices for a meaningful life By submitting this form, you are granting the Greater Good Science Center permission to email you. Virtue Ethics Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Virtue Ethics Virtue ethics is a broad term for theories that emphasize the role of character and virtue in moral philosophy rather than either doing one s duty or acting in order to bring about good consequences A virtue ethicist is likely to give you this kind of moral advice Act as a virtuous person would act in your situation. Aristotle and Happiness The Pursuit of Happiness Aristotle is one of the greatest thinkers in the history of western science and philosophy, making contributions to logic, metaphysics, mathematics, physics, biology, botany, ethics, politics, agriculture, medicine, dance and theatre. Science Science in a broad sense existed before the modern era and in many historical civilizations Modern science is distinct in its approach and successful in its results, so it now defines what science is in the strictest sense of the term Science in its original sense was a word for a type of knowledge, rather than a specialized word for the pursuit of such knowledge In particular, it was the Virtue Ethics Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy Virtue ethics is currently one of three major approaches in normative ethics It may, initially, be identified as the one that emphasizes the virtues, or moral character, in contrast to the approach that emphasizes duties or rules deontology or that emphasizes the consequences of actions consequentialism.

  • Title: Science, Virtue, and the Future of Humanity
  • Author: Peter Augustine Lawler Marc D. Guerra Ronald Bailey James C. Capretta J Daryl Charles Patrick J. Deneen William English Benjamin Hippen
  • ISBN: 9780739186497
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Science, Virtue, and the Future of Humanity addresses each of the key public policy issues of our techno future from the perspective of deeply informed and philosophically inclined public intellectuals Among the issues addressed are the detachment of our idea of justice from any credible foundation Tocqueville s prescience on how a cognitive elite might be the aristocrScience, Virtue, and the Future of Humanity addresses each of the key public policy issues of our techno future from the perspective of deeply informed and philosophically inclined public intellectuals Among the issues addressed are the detachment of our idea of justice from any credible foundation Tocqueville s prescience on how a cognitive elite might be the aristocracy to be most feared in our time robotization and the possibility of being ruled by morally challenged robots organ markets the degradation of liberal education by obsessive techno enthusiasm biotechnology and biological determinism the birth dearth and the inevitable erosion of our entitlements the possibility that our techno domination is basically an unfolding of the Lockean logic of our foundation and the future of the free exercise of religion in an aggressively libertarian time All in all, this book should provoke widespread discussion about the relationship between scientific technological progress and the one true moral spiritual progress that takes place over the course of every particular human life.

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