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Personal identity
Main article: Personal identityPersonal identity is the unique identity of persons through time. That is to say, the necessary and sufficient conditions under which a person at one time and a person a ...
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Personhood is the status of being a person. Defining personhood is a controversial topic in philosophy and law, and is closely tied to legal and political concepts of citizenship, equality, and libert ...
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A person is a being, such as a human, that has certain capacities or attributes constituting personhood, which in turn is defined differently by different authors in different disciplines, and by diff ...
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Vice as opposite
Main article: ViceSee also: List of virtuesThe opposite of a virtue is a vice. Vice is a habitual, repeated practice of wrongdoing. One way of organizing the vices is as the corruption of the virtues. ...
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Contemporary views
Virtues as emotions Marc Jackson in his book Emotion and Psyche puts forward a new development of the virtues. He identifies the virtues as what he calls the good emotions "The first group consisting ...
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Philosophers' views
René Descartes For the Rationalist philosopher René Descartes, virtue consists in the correct reasoning that should guide our actions. Men should seek the sovereign good that Descartes, following Ze ...
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Samurai virtue
In Hagakure, the quintessential book of the samurai, Yamamoto Tsunetomo encapsulates his views on 'virtue' in the four vows he makes daily:Never to be outdone in the way of the samurai or bushido.To b ...
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Religious traditions
Judaism Main article: Jewish ethicsVirtues fighting vices, stained glass window (14th century) in the Niederhaslach ChurchLoving God, and obeying his laws, in particular the Ten Commandments are centr ...
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Classical antiquity
Platonic virtue The four classic Cardinal virtues are:temperance: σωφροσύνη (sōphrosynē)prudence: φρόνησις (phronēsis)courage: ἀνδρεία (andreia)justice: δικαιοσύνη ...
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Ancient history
During Egyptian civilization, Maat or ma'at (thought to have been pronounced *), also spelled māt or mayet, was the ancient Egyptian concept of truth, balance, order, law, morality, and justice. Maat ...
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Virtue (Latin: virtus, Ancient Greek: ἀρετή "arete") is moral excellence. A virtue is a positive trait or quality deemed to be morally good and thus is valued as a foundation of principle and goo ...
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Values are generally received through cultural means, especially transmission from parents to children. Parents in different cultures have different values. For example, parents in a hunter–gatherer ...
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Cultural values
Individual cultures emphasize values which their members broadly share. One can often identify the values of a society by noting which people receive honor or respect. In the United States of America, ...
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Personal values
According to Morris Massey, values form during three significant periods:imprint period - from birth to 7 yearsmodelling period - from 8 to 13 yearssocialization period - from 13 to 21 yearsPersonal v ...
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Value (personal and cultural)
A personal value is absolute or relative and ethical value, the assumption of which can be the basis for ethical action. A value system is a set of consistent values and measures. A principle value is ...
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