The psychology of character and the theology of virtue
Audi, Robert. (2009). The psychology of character and the theology of virtue. In In C. S. Titus (Ed.). The Psychology of Character and Virtue pp. 101 - 118 The Institute for the Psychological Sciences.
|Editors||C. S. Titus|
The subject of character is a major concern in psychology, a central concern in ethics, and an important focus in theology. This paper is pertinent to all three fields. I shall sketch a conception of character, locate virtue within that conception, and identify a major theological aspect of virtue ethics. I write as a philosopher, but I am concerned with how the ethical notions I am working with apply to psychological research and therapy. I will thus briefly argue for the explanatory power and, with qualifications, the predictive power of the notion of a character trait as crucial for understanding the human person.
|Page range||101 - 118|
|Book title||The Psychology of Character and Virtue|
|Publisher||The Institute for the Psychological Sciences|
|Place of publication||United States of America|
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