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Single Idea 21025

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 1. Virtue Theory / c. Particularism]

Full Idea

Situation ethics offers no guidance for the future.

Gist of Idea

Particularism gives no guidance for the future


Martha Nussbaum (Creating Capabilities [2011], 8)

Book Reference

Nussbaum,Martha C.: 'Creating Capabilities' [Belknap Harvard 2013], p.176

A Reaction

Not sure if Situation Ethics is the same as Particularism. Jonathan Danby famously champions the latter.