Virtue and Morality

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  • Author :Xavier Pfokrehe Mao
  • Year of Publication :2011
  • ISBN: :9788180697630
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XIV, 110
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Biblical Studies, North East Indian Studies, Philosophy, Religion

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About the Book :

This book is a critical evaluation of various standard theories in moral philosophy and a perspi-cuous examination of the recently revived interest in Virtue Ethics especially by Alasdair Maclngyre. The author attempts to examine thoroughly about the two respective positions of Act Morality and Virtue Ethics in Moral Philosophy under different and varied situations of moral dilemmas. Moral dilemmas involve everyday life and hence the book promises to elicit authentic responses from its readers. This book will be of great interest and use to all those who are interested in morality and moral philosophy and especially to the students and teachers of Moral Philosophy.

About Author :

Xavier P. Mao did his M.A. from North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU), M.Phil. from Delhi University, M.Litt. from Sydney, Australia, Ph.D. from NEHU. He started teaching at the post-graduate-level in North-Eastern Hill University since 1988. He was a part-time teacher at Sydney University, Australia during the year 1996-97. Currently, he is the President of North-East Central Universities Teachers' Association since 2013. At present he is serving as Professor and Head of Department of Philosophy, North-Eastern Hill University, which is a Central University and as per the National Assessment and Accreditation Council 2005, NEHU University is rated as 15th position among top 10 Universities in India. He is currently national member of the Indian Council of Philosophical Research (ICPR), New Delhi. The book entitled as "Virtue and Morality" published in 2011 is used as reference book in some universities and colleges.