Virtue Ethics Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

Virtue Ethics Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Virtue ethics’ founding fathers are Plato and, more particularly Aristotle (its roots in Chinese philosophy are even more ancient) and it persisted as the dominant approach in Western moral philosophy until at least the Enlightenment. It suffered a momentary eclipse during the nineteenth century but re-emerged in the late 1950’s in Anglo-American philosophy.

I wanna know who was responsible for the 19th c. virtue eclipse!

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